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Supporters of Trinity Services in New Lenox can amplify their impact this #GivingTuesday

Trinity Services independent living counselor Arline Walling takes the blood pressure of group home resident Richard Larrabee on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Joliet, Ill. (Photo by Lathan Goumas - lgoumas@shawmedia.com)
Trinity Services independent living counselor Arline Walling takes the blood pressure of group home resident Richard Larrabee on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Joliet, Ill. (Photo by Lathan Goumas - lgoumas@shawmedia.com)

NEW LENOX — Supporters of Trinity Services, Inc. can amplify their charitable impact this #GivingTuesday by making a tax-deductible online donation to the nonprofit on Nov. 28.

Thanks to the generosity of The Coleman Foundation, all donations made to Trinity Services online on Nov. 28 only will be partially or fully matched, up to $10,000. The Coleman Foundation will match $25 for every gift between $25 to $99; $100 for every gift between $100 to $499; and $500 for every gift of $500 or more. Matches apply to both current and new supporters.

Additionally, thanks to the generosity of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, all donations made Nov. 28 through Facebook fundraisers created on behalf of Trinity Services will be matched at $1,000 per fundraiser, up to a total of $50,000.

All donations assist Trinity Services in fulfilling its mission to help people with developmental disabilities and mental illness flourish and live full and abundant lives.

Trinity provides residential services, adult learning programs, behavioral health care, supported employment services, a school program, respite care, crisis prevention and more to people in Chicagoland, and central and southwest Illinois.

This is Trinity’s fifth year participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that encourages philanthropy and the celebration of generosity. #GivingTuesday is always held the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and holiday shopping days Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Those interested in donating to or helping Trinity Services on #GivingTuesday are encouraged to visit www.Facebook.com/TrinityServices/fundraisers to create a shareable fundraiser on behalf of the nonprofit or to visit www.Trinity-Services.org/GivingTuesday to donate. Trinity is using the hashtag #ShareTheLove for its campaign.

For more information about ways to get involved, call 815-717-3750.

Trinity Services, Inc. is a 67-year-old, nonsectarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental illness flourish and live full and abundant lives. Trinity serves more than 3,500 people in more than 30 communities in Will, Cook, DuPage, DeKalb, Grundy, Peoria, Jackson, Madison and St. Clair counties.

To learn more, visit www.trinity-services.org.

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