From now until the end of August, every donation made to the MacLaren Arts Centre in Barrie will be matched by former Barrie Mayor Janice Laking.
Laking is a long time supporter of the centre and continues to show her commitment by pledging to match donations dollar for dollar, up to $20.000.
Every year, more than 58,000 people participate in the centres programs, including over 20,000 children and youth.
The gallery offers art classes for all ages, as well as tours and talks about its world-class exhibitions and collection.
Funds raised will be directed towards the gallery’s programming for children, youth, and families.