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Tri-County EMC Foundation Grants $23,484 in Operation Roundup Funds in March

During the March 2019 meeting, the Tri-County EMC Foundation Board approved grants for 11 projects, totaling $23,484 in Operation Roundup funds, to benefit organizations or individuals in local communities. The organizations chosen to receive funds this quarter were listed below.

Boy Scout Troop 87: $2,200 to replace the troop’s equipment trailer and equipment that was stolen in September 2018

Brave Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center: $1,000 to purchase new safety equipment, games, saddles, horse care costs and every day expenses to maintain the riding facility

Café Central: $3,000 to purchase canned goods and non-perishable food items for poverty stricken clients to eat at home

Cub Scout Pack 119: $1,000 to purchase camping supplies and materials for the scouts Funds to purchase camping supplies and materials for the scouts

Jasper County Mentor Program: $1,000 in funds for an educational field trip to Charlie Elliott’s Wildlife Center

Jones County Family Connection: $1,500 to purchase mesh book bags for Jones County students to be distributed at the back to school event in July 2019

Jones County Parks and Recreation: $2,000 to enroll Jones County children in the Ferst Readers program for 12 months

Putnam Christian Outreach: $8,784 to purchase low sugar/low sodium food for a food bank in Putnam county, to repair the rotting floor of an individual in need’s home in Putnam county and to repair the bathroom for an individual in need’s home in Putnam County.

Baldwin County Fire and Rescue: $3,000 to purchase smoke alarms for low income residents in Baldwin County.