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God’s Kingdom Builders Church of Jesus Christ received a grant for $5,000 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation to help repair and remodel their shelter for the homeless. 

“We would like to thank the participants of the Operation Round Up program for this generous grant,” said CFO Doleta Crosby. “The funds will allow us to continue to give a hand up to those in need in our community.”

Rachel’s Gift received a grant for $5,000 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation to provide bereavement services for those who have lost an infant.

Crosswalk Ministries USA, Inc. received a grant for $3,000 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation to support their ARTreach program.

ARTreach is an arts-based, after-school program for high-risk youth. The program is designed to foster critical thinking, communication and conflict resolution skills, appropriate self-expression, and positive life choices. To date, the program has served 450 Henry County youth.

CEO Ministry received a grant for $5,000 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation to support their Community Christmas Program.

The Monticello-Jasper County Chamber received a grant for $2,840 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation for the purchase of a portable sound system.

Shoes for God’s Children received a grant for $2,500 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation to provide shoes for children in need. 

“These funds will provide shoes for nearly 100 children in need,” said Avery Smith. “I would like to thank the Operation Round Up participants and encourage others to take part by joining Operation Round Up.”

The Central Georgia EMC Foundation awarded a $2,500 grant to United in Faith Christian Ministries. They will use the funds to provide nourishment and encouragement to those in need over the holiday season.

The Jackson High School Volleyball Spike Club received a grant for $1,128 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation for volleyball net upgrades.

Griffin Fire-Rescue received a grant for $1,669 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation to purchase three sets of Prestan Adult CPR Training Manikins with American Heart Association compliant monitors.  

The Central Georgia EMC Foundation presented a check for $1,000 to Ferst Readers of Monroe County (formerly known as Monroe Reads) on July 25. The money will be used to buy and send age-appropriate books to children ages birth to 5 in Monroe County each month; materials for parents and caregivers to use to encourage reading are also included.

Henry County Cancer Services, Inc. (HCCS) received a grant for $2,500 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation to help fund medication for cancer patients.

Project Linus received a grant for $1,000 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation to purchase blanket making supplies. 

“We are so grateful for the continued support of the CGEMC Foundation participants.” said Chapter Coordinator Denise Varnadoe, ”This grant will help make a lot of blankets! We are always in need of volunteers. Sewing ability is not required to make a difference!”

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