2023 MPF Marker Match

June 5, 2023 | Giving, News

MPF carries out a robust outreach and education program—offering hikes, frequent online programming, workshops, in-person presentations, a presence at festivals and tradeshows, and other outreach activities—to help introduce more people to the importance of prairie and benefits of native plants.

In addition, MPF’s Missouri Prairie Journal, in continuous publication since 1979, fills an important role in the conservation community by sharing results of prairie research and the ecological importance of prairie and native plants.

Gifts in 2023 to support MPF’s outreach and education endeavors will help fund MPF’s prairie outreach, research, and educational programming and other activities. Thanks to a generous match gift from Susan Lordi Marker, all gifts of any amount will be matched to a total of $25,000 to create a $50,000 outreach and education fund.

“MPF does wonderful work protecting original prairie,” said Lordi Marker, “and MPF’s outreach and education is extremely important to help people understand the importance of prairie protection and native plants. Please join Dennis and me in supporting MPF so the organization can continue and expand its active outreach and education program.”

Join the Markers in supporting our work with a 2023 Marker Match donation at the link below, or send a check (with “outreach & education” on the memo line) to: Missouri Prairie Foundation, c/o Bank of Missouri, P.O. Box 856, Mexico, MO 65265-0856.

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2023 Outreach & Education Campaign Donors
as of September 20, 2023,
whose contributions total more than $9,800:

Kathleen and Harold Anderson
Carol and Ann-Nicole Bachhuber
Nathaniel Barnicle
Pat Behle
Patty and Steven Berry
Jay Bierkortte
Rhonda and Marty Clark
Suzanne Crandall
Jon Deuchler
Dee Dokken
Susan Dyer
Mike and Joann Fricke
Linda Gibson
Neil Heimsoth
Steven Hollenbeck
Melinda and Robert Horn
Emily Horner
Karen Horny
Treva Imes
Linda and David Karns
Eileen Kinsella
Barbara and Robert Kipfer
Susan Leahy
Judith and Glenn Longworth
Kathy and Donald Love
Marge Lumpe
Susan McBray
Veronica Mecko
Roxie McGee
Joan and Kevin Minard
Vickie and Simon Pursifull
Mark Robbins
Laura Ross
Anita Berwanger and Harley Scheidegger
Shelley Shipley
Kamia Taylor
Paula Van Rie
Lucy and Gary Vogt
Randall Washburn
Charlotte Wiggins
Joseph and Lori Wingbermuehle
Cathy and Bruce Wylie
Orbie R. Overly
Barbara & Bob Hutson

Photo of Susan Lordi Marker and Dennis Marker by Rick Kraft

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