Yesterday's Porter County Give Day surpasses last year's total. By late Thursday afternoon, more than 200-thousand dollars had already been collected through walk-in and online and matching gifts for the Porter County Community Foundation's “Porter County Give Day,” a 24-hour event Thursday where a portion of each online donation was being matched from a 75-thousand dollar match pool from various donations and sponsors. According to portercountygiveday-dot-org this morning, over 280-thousand dollars was collected to benefit kids via 25 participating nonprofits. Donations were collected online through 11:59 pm last night. Last year's Give Day total was 186-thousand dollars.