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How to donate

Making a secure donation is easy. Click the Donate button below to make a secure donation through PayPal. You don’t need a PayPal account, just a credit card. Donations can be made in any amount. You will receive an e-mail confirmation after completing your transaction.

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Guidestar logoYou may also send a check to:

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio
ATTN: Accounting Department
4601 Malsbary Road
Blue Ash, OH 45242

Please be sure to include a note explaining your motivation for making a donation.

Although COA is a non-profit, charitable organization, we cannot offer individual advice concerning the financial and/or taxable status of donations. You should consult your personal financial or tax advisor for such advice.

If you have questions about your donation, please give us a call at (513) 721-1025. Your help and generosity are greatly appreciated!


 

How your donation helps

By donating to Council on Aging, you help preserve and enhance services that help local older adults remain in their homes and avoid unnecessary placement in nursing facilities.

Meals, homemaking, transportation to medical appointments, and home accessibility upgrades (bathroom grab bars, for example) are among the services provided, depending on each person's needs. 

Without these services, many older adults of modest means, especially those on their own, are forced to leave their homes and enter nursing facilities, where most soon run out of money and go onto Medicaid. This is heartbreaking for them and expensive for taxpayers.

Your donation supports and sustains home care services that are provided through the Elderly Services Program, which is administered by Council on Aging for eligible, older adults in Butler, Clinton, Hamilton and Warren counties. The Elderly Services Program is supported by local taxpayers in each county. Donations help stretch valuable tax dollars to serve more people and also provide education to the public about the program and its importance, including levy campaigns. The program would not exist without this public investment and the donations that support it.

For older adults of modest means, the Elderly Services Program is the only option for in-home care. For their families, it is a life-saver that makes it possible to keep mom and dad at home while also juggling the responsibilities of raising a family and managing a career. Annually, the Elderly Services Program helps more than 15,000 local older adults live with independence and dignity.

Your donation also supports the development of new programs and services that will help COA meet the growing demand for home and community-based care. 


 

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