Marysville's giving spirit

Jeff Crist, Marysville Community Foundation board president, shows Marysville High students the leaderboard with a mounting tally of donations made to local organizations Friday during Pony Up Marysville Match Day at the Helvering Community Center and at A record amount was again raised this year long before the midnight deadline. Submitted photo

Marysville’s annual fundraiser day was on pace to hit another record Friday as Pony Up Marysville Match Day drew some $385,000 in donations by mid-evening with a few more hours until the midnight cut-off.

“I am amazed at the way this community gives back and supports each other,” said Candace Wright, board member for the Marysville Community Foundation that organizes the annual event.