Donations may be made by cash, check, and or MasterCard/Visa.  A receipt will be provided.

Cash Donations

Cash donations may be dropped off at our office at 1165 Elkview Ave., Gaylord, Michigan, during the business hours listed on our website.

Donation by Check

Checks should be made payable to the Otsego County Commission on Aging. If you are making a donation in honor of a loved one, please write the name of that person on the memo line of the check.  If you would like your donation to be applied to a particular program, service, or activity, please also include it on the memo line of your check.  Following is a list of the agency’s major programs, services, and activities:

  • Advocacy Department
  • Age-Tech Program
  • Fall Prevention Programs
  • Healthy Aging Program
  • Homemaking
  • Meal Program
  • Medical Transportation Program
  • Otsego Haus
  • Parkinson Support Group
  • Personal Care
  • Respite Care
  • Senior Project FRESH
  • Tender, Loving Caregivers
  • Volunteer Program

Mail donation to:
Otsego County Commission on Aging
1165 Elkview Avenue
P.O. Box 430
Gaylord, Michigan 49734-0430

Frequenly Asked Questions

Unfortunately, donations for meals and services are not tax deductible. Money donated, other than for meals and services, is tax deductible.

As a component unit of Otsego County, Michigan, OCCOA is a political subdivision of the state of Michigan, which makes it a qualified organization to receive “deductible” charitable contributions.  To be deductible, the contribution must be made soley for “public purposes.”  Certainly, OCCOA provides services for “public purposes.”

There are, of course, various limitations on the deductibility by individuals and businesses for charitable contributions.  All donors should seek the advice of their tax preparer/consultant before assuming the level of deductibility.

Yes! Every little bit helps. A lot of little donations can add up to a sizeable donation!

Contact us for more information!
Thank you for “helping and caring” for the older adults of Otsego County with your generous donation!

“In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.”

~Mother Teresa~