The United Way Is Using Giving Tuesday to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Already this year in Cuyahoga County, around 452  people have lost their lives to a heroin and fentanyl overdose.  

The medical examiner is projecting that number to increase substantially by year's end as this opioid epidemic isn't going way anytime soon. 

That is why on Giving Tuesday, the United Way of Greater Cleveland is using the power of social media to raise money to combat the epidemic. 

ideastream reporter Darrielle Snipes talked to one grieving father, who lost his son to heroin.  

Guests: 

August Napoli, CEO and President of The United Way of Greater Cleveland 

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