Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - There's one way you can help pay down the trillions of dollars in national debt.
It's the little known Bureau of Public Debt, and it accepts donations.
In the past two years, people have donated roughly $3 million to the debt program.
A treasury spokesperson says many will donate for patriotic reasons and many are immigrants expressing their thanks to the U.S. for giving them an opportunity.
If you would like to help pay down the debt you can go to pay.gov.