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Corporations donated over $1 million dollars in grants for Giving Tuesday

The money went to local nonprofits in Huntsville.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Giving Tuesday is celebrated every year on the Tuesday after thanksgiving, and this is the third annual event in Huntsville hosted by the community foundation.

There are fifty-four non profit organizations receiving grants from, fourteen donors including:

· ADTRAN

· AI Signal Research, Inc.

· Boeing

· Cintel, Inc.

· CFD Research

· ERC

· Google Fiber

· Intrepid

· IronMountain Solutions

· MartinFederal Consulting

· Toyota

· Vector Wealth Strategies

Lyndsay Coats and her dog Bella were at the event to accept a donation on behalf of Therapy Partners. 

"I'm receiving a check from the military support grant, and also from the ERC helping hands fund," Coats explained. 

Coats and her team travels across north Alabama to give animal assisted therapy to nursing homes, hospitals and schools, and they're thankful for the grant.

"Oh it amazing," Coats said. "Our organization only has two part time employees and we serve the entire Tennessee Valley."

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