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In June 2021, the Tri-County EMC Foundation Board approved grants for 7 projects, totaling $16,391.27 in Operation Roundup funds, to benefit organizations or individuals in local communities.

Communities in Schools of Milledgeville/Baldwin County: $7,500 to purchase coats, shoes and school supplies for homeless students within Baldwin County Schools. 

Haddock Baptist Church: $750 to purchase materials to construct a wheelchair ramp for an elderly couple with declining health in Jones County. 

Immanuel Baptist Church: $1,641.27 to install a porch and ramp for an individual who cannot walk due to a stroke living in Twiggs County

Jones County Veterans Committee: $1,000 to purchase military service hats for local veterans for the 2021 Veterans Day Celebration

Middle Georgia Sonrise Ministries: $2,500 to assist an individual in Jones County in purchasing needed items after her home was lost in a fire

Oak Hill Middle School FFA Chapter: $2,000 to purchase seeds and plants for the FFA garden to provide food for those in need in partnership with local food banks in Baldwin County.

Special Olympics Georgia: $1,000 to allow nine athletes from the Tri-County EMC service area to participate in a weekend-long state competition and receive free healthcare screenings/wellness education

For more information on the Operation Roundup Grant Program, click here. The next deadline to apply for a grant is September 1. 

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