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Community coalition grants funds to local organizations

March 23, 2020
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Grand Haven Area Community Foundation

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UPDATE (8:24 a.m. March 23, 2020): The community coalition created to respond to the COVID-19 crises granted an additional $87,700 from the Emergency Human Needs Fund to 13 area nonprofit organizations. 

  • $2,700 to City on a Hill
  • $5,000 to Community Action House
  • $5,000 to Coopersville Cares
  • $5,000 to Four Pointes Center for Successful Aging
  • $20,000 to Good Samaritan Ministries
  • $5,000 to Harvest Stand Ministries
  • $10,000 to Holland Rescue Mission
  • $5,000 to Love in Action
  • $5,000 to Love Inc Allendale
  • $5,000 to Love Inc Hudsonville
  • $7,500 to The People Center
  • $5,000 to Resilience
  • $7,500 to The Salvation Army (Grand Haven)

The Grand Haven Area Community Foundation is coming together with other organizations to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The newly formed community coalition created to respond to the COVID-19 crisis has granted $30,750 to date from the Emergency Human Needs Fund.

The funding will benefit seven area nonprofit organizations that are helping the community in this time of crisis.

Funding is provided on behalf of the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area, the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation and the Greater Ottawa County United Way.

The following funds have been granted to assist with food and basic needs:

  • $750 to Barnabas Ministries
  • $5,000 to Community Action House
  • $5,000 to Good Samaritan Ministries
  • $5,000 to Kids’ Food Basket (Holland)
  • $5,000 to Love in Action
  • $5,000 to Love Inc. of Allendale
  • $5,000 to Love Inc. of Hudsonville for food

The community coalition also has created a website to help with the rising need for volunteers and donations of both goods and funds: careottawacounty.com.

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