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In June 2020, the Tri-County EMC Foundation Board approved grants for 6 projects, totaling $16,500 in Operation Roundup funds, to benefit organizations or individuals in local communities.
Putnam Christian Outreach: $5,000 to purchase food for a food bank in Putnam County assisting those financially affected by COVID-19.
Putnam Community Resources: $2,000 to purchase food for a food bank distributing food in Putnam County.
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.
Middle Georgia Sonrise Ministries: $2,000 to purchase materials to repair a roof for an elderly couple in Jones County.
Middle Georgia State University Foundation: $2,500 to help students from the EMC service area that have been financially impacted by COVID-19 with school expenses.
Greater Milledgeville Young Life: $2,500 to purchase food and clothing for lower income high school and middle school students in Baldwin County. Comfort Farms and Cafe Central partnered with Young Life on the event by providing food and volunteers.
OPERATION ROUNDUP GRANT QUALIFICATIONS
• 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
About Operation Roundup:
Operation Roundup is funded by voluntary contributions from Tri-County members to the Tri-County EMC Foundation. Participants 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 tri-countyemc.com/operation-round-up.cms or mailed upon request by calling 478.986.8126.