Count Down to the ‘Amazing Raise Ohio Valley’ Begins

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The countdown has begun for the National Day of giving called Give Local America, which starts at 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday, it also marks the beginning for one the largest fundraiser for non-profit organizations in the Ohio Valley.

When the clock strikes midnight let the 24-hours of giving commence for the second annual ‘Amazing Raise Ohio Valley’ an online giving event geared toward raising money for 98 local non-profit organizations that touch the lives of so many of us here in the Ohio Valley. 

Coordinators with the event say there is an organization for everyone to get involved with and support. Last year the event was a huge success raising over $357,000 for 92 participating organizations. 

 “We’ll see if we can beat, our numbers from last year, which were pretty impressive $357,000 in one 24-hour period, so we’ll see if the Ohio Valley will step up again, which I’m sure they will and see if we can beat that this year,” said Susie Nelson, Executive Director for the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley.

If you are interested in donating to one of the participants, visit GiveOV.org and select the group(s) in which you would like to support. Minimum donations can be made in any increment from $10.00 and up and would be accepted through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.

Amazing Raise Ohio Valley Participating organizations:

American Cancer Society, Relay for Life Ohio County

American Red Cross of Jefferson County

Appalachian Outreach, Inc.

Artslink, Inc.

Augusta Levy Learning Center

Barnesville Hutton Memorial Library

Belco Works, Inc.

Belmont County Animal Rescue League

Belmont County Cat Stray Shun

Bishop Donahue High School

Brooke County Library Foundation

Capitol Theatre Preservation Trust

Catholic Charities West Virginia

Central Catholic High School

CFOV Community Impact Fund

Children’s Home of Wheeling, Inc.

Children’s Home Society of West Virginia

Classrooms Without Boarders

Community Action Commission of Belmont County

Community Resources, Inc

Crittenton Services, Inc.

Elmhurst

Epworth Center

Faith in Action Caregivers, Inc.

Family Service Association

Family Service Upper Ohio Valley

Friends of Wheeling

Gabriel Project of West Virginia

Grace Presbyterian Church

Grand Theater Restoration Project

Greater Wheeling Coalition for the Homeless

Harmony House, Inc.

Helping Heroes, Inc:  A Center for Veteran Resources

Holy Family Child Care & Development Center

Junior League of Wheeling

King’s Daughters Child Care Center

Laughlin Community Center

Marshall County Fund

Marshall County Historical Society

Martins Ferry Compassionate Ministry Center

Mt. Wood Restoration Project

Near Earth Object Foundation

North Wheeling Community Youth Center

Oglebay Foundation

Oglebay Institute

Ohio County 4-H Foundation, Inc.

Ohio County S.P.C.A.

Ohio River Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America

Ohio Valley Breast Cancer Awareness, Inc.

Olive Branch Animal Rescue & Refuge, Inc.

Our Lady of Peace School

Pressley Ridge

Raise Your Game Fund

RDH12 Fund for Sight

Reinvent Wheeling

RJ Ranch

Russell Nesbitt Services, Inc.

Saints James and John School

Sean P. Elerick Memorial Fund

Sistersville General Hospital Foundation

Smith-Goshen Rice Enrichment Fund

St. Paul’s Evangelical Church

St. Clairsville Public Library Foundation

St. James Food Pantry

St. John Central Grade School

St. John Central High School

St. John’s Home for Children

St. Michael Parish School

The Children’s Museum of the Ohio Valley

The Linsly School

The Sanford Center

The Seeing Hand Association

Third Bar Corporation

Tri-County Help Center, Inc.

United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley

Upper Ohio Valley Sexual Assault Help Center, Inc.

Urban Mission

Valley Hospice

W.A.T.C.H., Inc.

Webark Estates, Inc.

Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center

Weirton Board of Parks & Recreation

West Virginia Northern Community College Foundation

Wetzel County Chamber of Commerce

Wetzel County Fund

Wetzel County Hospital

Wheeling Area Lacrosse Association, Inc.

Wheeling Country Day School

Wheeling Dog Park

Wheeling Health Right Inc.

Wheeling Symphony Society, Inc.

Women’s Giving Circle

YMCA of Wheeling

Youth Services System, Inc.

YWCA Steubenville

YWCA Wheeling

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