2018 Community Cares Grant Awards

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American Red Cross – direct needs for disaster victims $5,000
Conway Senior Center –   food for meal program $6,000
Crosslines – utility and rent assistance for families $10,000
Diaper Bank of the Ozarks – diapers for area babies $2,000
Eldridge Volunteer Fire Dept. – fire-resistant uniforms $1,500
Free Store Ministries – insurance and utilities for facility $9,500
Hillcrest Education Center – student safety supplies and tools $1,500
Hughes Senior Center – food for meal program $7,000
Laclede Industries – voice-recorded warning system at facility $2,000
Laclede Literacy Council – books, materials, and supplies for students $4,000
Laclede County Drug Council – program expenses $2,000
L-LIFE Food Bank – monthly rent for facility $7,600
Ministers of Fire Ministries – food and shelter for area homeless $8,000
New Life Project – operational expenses of facility 5,000
OATS – fuel for OATS vehicles $1,000
Pathways Behavioral Health – counseling services $1,000
Share the Fair – processing donated meat for local food banks $2,400
Share Your Christmas United – food vouchers for Christmas $2,000
Shepherd’s Pack Program – food for weekend for 189 students in Lebanon                                                        and Joel E. Barber schools during school year $7,500
Stoutland Senior Center – food for meal program $2,500
The Salvation Army – food for food pantry serving 12,000 area residents $6,945
Wonderland Camp – sponsor one camper $350
YMCA – support childcare scholarships $250
Total Grant Awards $95,045