Local Non-Profits Receive Grants through Huntingburg Assistance Fund

huntingburgHuntingburg, Ind. – The Huntingburg Mayor’s office and the Dubois County Community Foundation have awarded grants through the 2013 Huntingburg Assistance Fund.  The fund, which has been in place for over 20 years, provides local charities with grants to provide need-based services to the less fortunate.

“This year, through the generosity of local residents and businesses, $7,600 was made available for immediate support,” says Community Foundation CEO Brad Ward.   “An additional $3,200 was donated to the Huntingburg Assistance Fund Endowment to assure this grant program exists for generations to come in Huntingburg.”

Grant recipients include Tri-Cap, for assistance with utilities, rent and medicine for seniors and low-income families; Shared Abundance/Christian Ministries for assistance for food to over 300 families; Generations for personal needs care and medical aids for seniors; A Kid’s Place for daycare tuition assistance; and Teen Outback for educational programs and assistance for school children.

“Each of this year’s recipients have an excellent reputation in providing need-based services throughout our community,” says Huntingburg Mayor Denny Spinner.  “With the grants provided through the Huntingburg Assistance Fund, they will have the ability to continue to offer dependable services to our residents.”

For more information, please contact Jacque Lueken, City of Huntingburg Secretary, at 683-2211 or the Dubois County Community Foundation at 482-5295 or www.dccommunityfoundation.org.

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