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Spirit of Giving: 5 ways to help people with disabilities

Tampa, Florida-- A big boost for those who need it most...

In the spirit of giving, Gary and Melanie Johnson of UniPress have donated up to $50,000 in matching money to the MacDonald's Training Center in Tampa, a place that helps people with disabilities gain work and social skills to survive.

But the clock is ticking. Every donation will be matched until the end of December. Money raised will help buy Christmas gifts, go toward scholarships and help in crisis situations.

The work they do there is life changing, and you can help! Here are 5 ways to make a difference for people with disabilities at the MacDonald Training Center in Tampa:

  • Donations to supplement their scholarship fund so that young people can obtain job skills training and get jobs in the community.
  • Donations to help those in a crisis situation, who can't pay rent, utilities etc. or obtain the necessary therapies.
  • Donations to provide holiday gifts for those without family- mostly medically frail seniors.
  • Gift cards to supermarkets to help those on very limited budgets make ends meet.
  • Memberships to Lowry Park Zoo- a gift of ongoing joy and entertainment.

Click here to learn more about the MacDonald Training Center 

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