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See where your Giving Tuesday donations go at Greater Ottawa Co. United Way

Morning Mix
Giving Tuesday GOCUW
Posted at 11:53 AM, Dec 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-03 12:00:27-05

On Giving Tuesday, many of us are planning on supporting local charities with monetary donations. If you're looking for a way to leverage your support to have an even greater impact, the Greater Ottawa County United Way is the perfect choice.

When you make a donation to the GOCUW, that gift supports more than 50 nonprofit programs in Ottawa County.

It doesn't even have to be a huge donation; the smallest contributions have a huge impact on local families in the area:

  • $1 per week provides 180 meals for families in need.
  • $2 a week provides transportaion for students to attend 75 hours of after-school tutoring.
  • $3 a week provides nearly $5,000 worth of prescription assistance.
  • $5 a week provides 12 hours of trauma therapy for adults, teens, or children.

Give donations by visiting ottawaunitedway.org or text OTTAWA to 91999.