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During the June meeting, the Tri-County EMC Foundation Board approved grants for 7 projects, totaling $18,100 in Operation Roundup funds, to benefit organizations or individuals in local communities. The organizations chosen to receive funds this quarter are listed below.

Burn Foundation of America: $3,000 to help cover patient and family service expenses for burn victims from the Tri-County EMC service area.

Camp Dream Foundation: $3,000 in funds to send students with physical or developmental disabilities to a handicap accessible summer camp.

Habitat for Humanity, Putnam County: $4,200 in funds to purchase materials to construct a Habitat home in Putnam County.

Helping Hands Society - Sacred Heart Catholic Church: $1,000 in funds to help cover the costs food baskets to be distributed at Thanksgiving and Christmas to those in need in Baldwin County.

Make-A-Wish Foundation: $3,000 to cover the cost of wish experiences for children with critical illnesses from the Tri-County EMC service area.

Ronald McDonald House: $2,500 to provide nights of stay for families from the Tri-County EMC service area while their children are in the hospital.

The Georgia Parenting Project: $1,400 in funds to purchase non-perishable food items and adult incontinence items for those in need in Putnam County.

About Operation Roundup: 
Operation Roundup is funded by voluntary contributions from Tri-County 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 non-profit, civic, religious or government organization located within Tri-County’s eight county service area are eligible to receive funding. Applications must be for special needs or projects. Applications can be found on our website at or mailed upon request by calling 478.986.8126.

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 September 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

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