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In March 2018, the Tri-County EMC Foundation Board approved 11 grant projects, totaling $19,228 in Operation Roundup funds, to benefit organizations or individuals in local communities. The organizations that received funds this quarter are:
Brave Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center: $1,000 to pay for horse-assisted therapy for individuals with special needs
Camp Dream Foundation: $2,500 to send 10 disabled children to summer camp in Warm Springs, GA
Cub Scout Pack 119 of Gray United Methodist Church: $1,000 to go towards fees and supplies for cub scout camp-outs Golden Harvest Food Bank: $$1,500 to purchase food to serve food banks in Putnam County
Main Street Gray: $2,000 to go towards the Butler’s Garage Community Center revitalization project
Meals on Wheels: $1,672 to purchase meals for an individual in Jones County for 1 year
Muscular Dystrophy Association: $2,500 to send students with Muscular Dystrophy from the Tri-County EMC service area to summer camp
National Alliance on Mental Illness - Baldwin County Affiliate: $1,250 to host a public mental illness awareness event in Baldwin County
Northridge Christian Ramp Ministry: $1,206 to purchase materials to construct a wheelchair ramp for an individual in need in Baldwin County
Milledgeville First United Methodist Church: $3,300 to purchase materials to construct 3 wheelchair ramps during the River of Life Summer Mission Project
Velma McFadden Women Missionary Society:$1,300 for materials to construct a wheelchair ramp and purchase food for a clothing and food ministry in Jones County
Interested in Applying for a Grant?:
Do you know of a non-profit group needing funding for a specific project in the Tri-County EMC service area? Encourage them to complete an Operation Roundup Grant Application. The next deadline to apply for an Operation Roundup Grant is December 1.
- Application must be for a special project or need. Donations will not be made to an organization’s general budget.
- Project must be located within a county that Tri-County EMC serves (Baldwin, Putnam, Jones, Bibb, Jasper, Morgan Twiggs or Wilkinson County)
- Organization must be a non-profit, civic, religious or government organization
Operation Roundup is funded by the voluntary contributions to Tri-County EMC members to the Tri-County EMC Foundation. Participants in the program have their monthly bill rounded up to the next dollar, with that surplus amount going to fund Operation Roundup. Any individual wishing to make a tax-deductible donation to the foundation may contact Kim Broun at 478.986.8126 or make a check payable to: Tri-County EMC Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 487, Gray, GA 31032.