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FEATURED- The Elf Project: Spreading joy to local nonprofits

The Missoula Community Foundation gave away a bit of extra “joy” (AKA cash and goodie baskets) on Friday, December 12th! Click on the image below for a highlight reel of the elfing adventure.

Thank you Willapalooza Sponsors


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