Two More “12 Days” Recipients Announced

Dubois County (From Release) – Southern Indiana Leathernecks Detachment and St. Patrick’s Celebration are the ninth and tenth recipients of the 2017 Dubois County Community Foundation’s Twelve Days of Giving grants. The Twelve Days of Giving is a yearend granting blitz to 12 local nonprofits. Each recipient receives a $1,000 grant.

Southern Indiana Leathernecks Detachment is dedicated to assisting veterans from all branches of service, visiting veterans in hospitals or nursing homes, participating in Honor Guard for military funerals and providing morale and financial support to families of veterans and currently deployed servicemen and women.

St. Patrick’s Celebration works for the betterment of Ireland, supporting community organizations and efforts to improve connectivity through new sidewalks.

The first eight recipients announced earlier were Celestine Community Club, Camp CARE, Community CHEW, the Dubois County Humane Society, Dubois County CASA, Girls On The Run, HOPE Garden, and Southern Indiana Education Center. The last two recipients will be announced at 4 p.m. Friday (December 8). The 12 grant recipients were chosen by last year’s grant recipients with the goal of “paying it forward.”

All 12 organizations receiving grants will be eligible for a $10,000 grant chosen by the public on Facebook. The public can cast a vote on Tuesday, December 12, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the nonprofit they wish to receive the final $10,000 grant. A total of $22,000 will be granted to local charity during 12 Days of Giving. Additional information is available on the Community Foundation’s Facebook page or by calling Nona Baker at 812.482.5295.

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