The LaGrange County REMC Operation Round Up program awarded more than $7,500 to local schools and food banks recently.
Recipients of funding from the October distribution include: LaGrange County Council on Aging, $3,000, to help match funds for a new vehicle, which will provide transportation to residents of LaGrange County.
LaGrange First Church of God – Night to Shine, $2,830, to rent the Expo
Barn and two limos for the Night to Shine event, which provides a prom for young adults with special needs.
Boomerang Backpacks, $750, to send food-filled backpacks home with
Westview and Prairie Heights students who may not otherwise have meals for the weekend
Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry, $1,000, to pay for processing deer, large game and livestock that is distributed to the Clothes and Food Basket of LaGrange County and Community Harvest Food Bank.
To be considered for the next cycle of disbursements, local nonprofit
organizations are encouraged to fill out and return an application to the LaGrange County REMC office by Thursday, Jan. 2. Applications are available now at the LaGrange County REMC office in LaGrange or can be downloaded from lagrangeremc.com, under “Programs.”
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