Giving to OFO is an investment in our community

Other Ways to Give

AmazonSmile
AmazonSmile is an automatic way for you to support Opportunities for Otsego every time you shop, at no cost to you. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, select “Opportunities for Otsego” as your charity of choice, then 0.5% of every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.  It’s that simple.

Goodsearch
Sign up for Goodsearch and Goodshop and every time you search the web or shop online a donation will be made to Opportunities for Otsego.  Plus, when you shop at Goodshop, you save money with over 100,000 coupons and deals too!  Click here to learn how.

Wedding or Special Occasion Favors or Registry
Make your wedding or special occasion even more meaningful by supporting Opportunities for Otsego’s many programs. For more information please contact Megan Martin, Planning and Research Director by email or at 607.433.8000.

Events and Fundraisers
Fundraising for Opportunities for Otsego can be done in a number of different ways. We invite your ideas to help us achieve our mission. For more information, please contact Megan Martin, Planning and Research Director by email or at 607.433.8000.

Securities or Direct Transfer
Opportunities for Otsego works with Dodge and Cox to receive and process gifts of securities.  Direct bank transfers may be arranged through Community Bank, NA. To execute a transaction, please contact Tanya Shalor, Chief Financial Officer by email or at 607.433.8000.

Planned Giving
Consider leaving a lasting legacy to local families who want to build better lives for themselves by including Opportunities for Otsego in your estate plans. You can continue your support in your will by giving a:

  • Bequest in your will or revocable trust
  • Gift of life insurance naming Opportunities for Otsego, Inc. as the beneficiary
  • Gift of retirement benefits such as an IRA, 401K or 403(b)
  • Charitable gift annuity
  • Charitable remainder trust

For more information, contact Tanya Shalor, Chief Financial Officer by email or at 607.433.8000.

Corporate Matching Gifts
Many corporations have matching gift programs and will match your donation to a charitable organization. It's an easy way to increase your personal contributions to OFO. Talk to your human resources representative to find out whether your company has such a program and how you can participate. For more information, please contact Lydia Bell, Human Resources Director by email or at 607.433.8000.