Portland Community College’s Giving Tuesday 2020

Tuesday, December 1st is Giving Tuesday! United in Opportunity, we’re asking our community to come together and give to the COVID-19 Response Fund for Students. We’re raising support for what our students need most right now: grocery store gift cards, laptop support and emergency grants for students in need. Donate at pcc.edu/givingtuesday.

Source: Portland Community College

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