The Operation Round Up board awarded $5,500 to three organizations. The following organizations received funding.
Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana received funding to help provide financial assistance to Marshall County girls in grades K-12 so they can experience the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE). GSLE provides girl-led, girl-centered programs and activities that expand girls’ leadership abilities.
Marshall County Council on Aging Inc. received funding to assist with the matching dollars for wheelchair equipped vehicles. Marshall County Council on Aging Inc. provides transportation to the disabled and general public and information and referral to seniors and the general public regarding services for seniors, disabled and their families.
Marshall County 4-H Dog Club received funding to help replace old agility equipment used for 4-H training. The 4-H Dog Club provides 4-H members a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills. Members are also taught valuable information on how to properly care for animals.
We are thankful for the people in Marshall County willing to serve others. Marshall County REMC, through Operation Round Up, our members and the Marshall County Community Foundation, is honored to be able to provide money for the different organizations that help to make our community a better place.
If you are part of a civic organization providing services to the Marshall County community, we encourage you to apply for funding. Applications can be picked up at our office or downloaded from marshallremc.com.
To be considered for funding for the next quarter, applications are due in our office by April 1.