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In September 2020, the Tri-County EMC Foundation Board approved grants for 5 projects, totaling $20,124.90 in Operation Roundup funds, to benefit organizations or individuals in local communities.
Burn Foundation of America: $2,500 to purchase items to assist patients in the burn center, including pressure garments, virtual reality distraction therapy goggles, clothing and transportation vouchers.
Habitat for Humanity of Putnam County: $5,675 to purchase and install an HVAC unit in a Habitat for Humanity home.
New Damascus Baptist Church: $6,500 to repair the roof and replace damaged sheetrock for a paraplegic individual in Jones County.
Operation Appreciation: $2,500 to help cover the basic needs of military families within the Tri-County EMC service area.
Velma McFadden Missionary Food Pantry: $2,950 in funds to purchase a tent to be used as shelter during food distribution and to help purchase food for the food pantry.
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.The next deadline is December 1.