Amazing Raise set for Tuesday
WHEELING — Upper Ohio Valley residents will have an opportunity to donate to some of their favorite non-profits as part of the 2018 Amazing Raise, set to be held Tuesday.
The Amazing Raise Ohio Valley is offered through the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley, with more than 100 organizations set to participate in the annual campaign. The internet-based fundraiser will take place during a 24-hour period, from midnight to 11:59 p.m. It is open to any 501-c-3 non-profit organization in Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel and Tyler counties in West Virginia, and Jefferson and Belmont counties in Ohio.
Donations can be made online by going to giveov.org. Additional information on the event and participating agencies also may be found on the website. Donations must be a minimum of $10 and residents may donate to more than one organization.
Agencies currently set to participate in this year’s Amazing Raise include: 5 Loaves Food Ministry; A Special Wish Foundation Ohio Valley Chapter; American Red Cross; Appalachian Outreach; ArtsLink, Inc.; Augusta Levy Learning Center; Back Street Cat Rescue Inc; Belmont County Humane Society; Belmont County Wellness; Bike Wheeling; Brentwood Church; Brooke County Library Foundation; Capitol Theatre Foundation; CASA for Children Inc.; Catholic Charities West Virginia; Central Catholic High School; Children’s Home of Wheeling; Children’s Home Society of West Virginia; Children’s Museum of the Ohio Valley; City of Wheeling Recreation & Parks Fund; Civic Leaders Fellowship Program; Civil War Monument Committee and Wheeling Heritage; Community Impact Fund; Corpus Christi School; Crittenton Foundation, Inc.; Elmhurst, The House of Friendship; Epworth Center; Faith in Action Caregivers, Inc.; Family Service-Upper Ohio Valley; Friends of Wheeling; Gabriel Project of WV- Northern Panhandle Chapter; Glencoe Economic Development Committee; Greater Wheeling Coalition for the Homeless, Inc.; Grow Ohio Valley; Habitat for Humanity, Wheeling Area, Inc.; Harmony House Child Advocacy Center; Helping Heroes, Inc; Higher Ground Devotional Care Foundation, Inc.; Holy Family Child Care and Development Center; House of the Carpenter; Jefferson County Fund; Junior League of Wheeling; King’s Daughters Child Care Center; Laughlin Memorial Chapel; Linsly School; Marshall County Fund; Mary H. Weir Public Library; Matt Velez Save a Life Fund; Mt. Wood Cemetery Restoration by Wheeling Heritage; National Church Residences of Barnesville; National Imperial Glass Museum; North Wheeling Community Youth Center; Oglebay Foundation; Oglebay Good Zoo; Oglebay Institute; Ohio County 4-H support – WVU Foundation Inc.; Ohio County Country Fair, Inc.; Ohio County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; Ohio Valley Pride; Ohio Valley Youth Network; Our Lady of Peace School; Pine Grove Public Library; Project HOPE; Raise Your Game; Russell Nesbitt Services, Inc; Sean Elerick Memorial Fund; Second Chance Technology Corporation; Seeing Hand Association, Inc; Sexual Assault Help Center; Smith-Goshen Rice Enrichment Fund; Soroptimist International of Wheeling; St. Clairsville Public Library Foundation; St. Clairsville Recreation Center; St. John Central High School; St. John’s Home for Children; St. Joseph Retreat Center; St. Michael Parish School; St. Vincent de Paul School; The Soup Kitchen of Greater Wheeling, Inc.; Tomlinson Run State Park Foundation; United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley; Unity Center Ohio Valley Recovery Inc; Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival; Urban Mission Ministries; Veteran’s Fund (Park Dances Revisited); Weelunk; Weirton Independence Day Concert Fund; Weirton Madonna High School; Weirton United Way; West Virginia Northern Community College Foundation; Wetzel County Animal Shelter Supporters, Inc.; Wetzel County Fund; Wetzel County Hospital; Wetzel County Museum; Wheeling 250 Fund; Wheeling Country Day School; Wheeling Health Right, Inc.; Wheeling Symphony Orchestra; Women’s Giving Circle; Woodsdale Elementary School PTO; Young Life Ohio Valley; Youth Services System, Inc.; YWCA STEUBENVILLE; YWCA Wheeling and Zion Christian Retreat & Nature Center.