LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - United Way of Greater Lafayette plans to raise nearly five million dollars this year.
The organization kicked off its annual campaign on Monday to raise money.
The money raised helps fund 29 separate organizations including the YMCA, Red Cross and Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Lafayette.
Campaign Chair and IU Health Arnett CEO Al Gatmaitan said by donating to the cause, you can help those in need.
"We see the needs of many people that aren't very visible," Gatmaitan said. "It's so important to be involved, and working united we can have a really strong impact on those needs."
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