2019 ORU

Project Linus Receives $1,000 Grant

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!”

Jackson High School FCCLA Receives $1,000 Grant

Jackson High School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) received a grant for $1,000 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation to help offset the costs of sending students to the FCCLA National Leadership Conference.

“Attending the conference last year taught me time management skills,” said Chapter Leader Lauren Maddox. “Also, the speakers were very inspirational, encouraging us to push through failures and keep moving forward.”

Flint River Council Boy Scouts of America Receives $1,500 Grant

Flint River Council Boy Scouts received a grant for $1,500 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation to purchase tools and materials for woodworking.

During the summer, the Scouts host a five-week camp that offers many handicraft skill-building activities, including woodworking.  The tools and materials purchased will help the Scouts to earn their Woodworking Merit Badges.

Monroe County Habitat for Humanity Receives $1,000 Grant

Monroe County Habitat for Humanity received a grant for $1,000 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation to support their project goals of constructing one new home and repairing three additional homes in Monroe County

The Monroe County Habitat for Humanity program brings volunteers together to work side-by-side with citizens in need of housing, to build pride of home ownership and promote a greater sense of community.

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