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Local participants in #give906 announced

ESCANABA — From Ironwood to Pickford and everywhere in-between, nonprofit organizations are hoping to kick off the giving season on a strong note. GivingTuesday, a global day of generosity, takes place the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year, it is Tuesday, Dec. 3.

A number or organizations in Delta County have registered projects on give906.org, the Upper Peninsula’s GivingTuesday directory.

Participating organizations include:

New Life Community Center

New Life Community Center will have a social media blast to raise funds and awareness of the Community Center. NL Community Center is an environment that is family-friendly and community-minded. The children’s zone consists of three play areas, snack and coffee bar with seating, and restrooms. The children’s zone will be open to the community, free of charge from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. The high school size gym is ideal for community basketball games, volleyball games, children’s gatherings and with a 448 sq./ft. kitchen attached, the gym will work great for social gatherings.

Tri County Safe HarborTri County Safe Harbor has recently launched a capital campaign to raise money to build a new shelter. They have outgrown their current location and need a bigger space to better serve their clients.

United Way Delta County United Way of Delta County is hosting a Facebook Fundraiser for their Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program, with a goal of $500.

Donors and volunteers that participate in any #give906 campaign are encouraged to use #give906 on social media to share how they gave locally.

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.

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