The “Hoosiers for Henryville" Project raised more than $32,000 the Indiana High School Athletic Assocation announced on Friday.
Following the storm devastation that hit parts of southern Indiana in early March, the project was a philanthropic effort to assist those victims in rebuilding the Henryville High School athletic department. The collected funds will be directly wired to the school.
Over the last three weeks, donations were accepted at all IHSAA boys basketball regional, semi-state and state championship games as well as through an on-line donation link at IHSAA.org.
“I am pleased to report that the IHSAA, on behalf of generous and caring Hoosiers, will send a little over $32,000.00 to the Henryville High School athletic department,” says IHSAA Commissioner Bobby Cox. “It is our hope that these funds will augment the efforts to restore Henryville athletics and assist in the healing process within their community. The IHSAA would like to commend those businesses, athletic conferences, individual schools and groups along with private individuals that made contributions throughout the tournament.”
Located in Clark County about 20 miles north of Louisville, Ky., Henryville is a town of about 1,900 people with a high school of approximately 370 students.