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2021 Community Cares Grant Awards

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American Red Cross – direct needs for disaster victims $4,000
Bays Cares Best Foot Forward Program –   purchase shoes for kids $2,000

COPE Domestic Violence Shelter – direct client assistance

Crosslines – utility and rent assistance for families



Diaper Bank of the Ozarks – diapers for area babies $2,000
Fostering Hope Closet – overhead expenses of facility $5,000

Free Store Ministries – insurance and utilities for facility

Friends of the Library – summer reading program supplies

Gasconade C-4 School District – purchase of books for students




Hillcrest Education Center – student safety supplies and tools $1,800

Hughes Senior Center – food for meal program

Kiwanis Club of Lebanon – Kids Christmas Shopping

L-LIFE Food Pantry – to support facility rent and utilities

Laclede County Drug Council – program expenses

Laclede Literacy Council – purchase of ProLiteracy materials






Lane Change, Inc. – mental health counseling for clients $4,000
Lebanon R-3 Social Services – student vital needs  $3,000
New Life Project – operational expenses of facility $6,750
Project 360 Youth Services – cover utility expenses of facility $3,500
Share the Fair – processing donated meat for local food pantries $2,000
Shepherd’s Pack – food for weekend for students in Lebanon and Joel E. Barber Schools during school year $7,000
Stoutland Senior Center – purchase raw food for meal program $2,000
The Salvation Army – food for food pantry $10,000
Total Grant Awards – $107,000.00