Your generosity makes a difference for many

Posted on Apr 26 2019 in Decatur County REMC
Your generous donations to Operation Round Up help community-based organizations like local humane societies, fire departments, food pantries and more.

YOU are making a difference in your communities! The organizations below, whose work impacts DCREMC members, benefited from your participation in Operation Round Up. The following grants were awarded in the fourth quarter of 2018 and in the first quarter of 2019.

North Decatur Ag Program
$1,270 — Purchase welding equipment for ag mechanics class

Batesville Area Ministerial Association Food Pantry
$1,250 — Purchase food and personal-care items for clients

Speranza, Inc.
$1,250 — Installation of security cameras and smoke detectors

Lifetime Resources, Inc. (dba Catch a Ride)
$1,000 — Replacement vehicle for transportation

Decatur County Emergency Management
$4,689.75 — Radio for school resource officer

Jac-Cen-Del Archery Club
$3,540.25 — Targets for the school archery program

New Point Kiwanis Club
$2,000 — Funding to help implement a walking trail at Salt Creek Township Park

Vernon Fire Rescue Ladies Auxiliary
$1,000 — Purchase new toys for annual toy giveaway for low-income children

Decatur County Parks and Recreation Department
$1,000 — Purchase rubber mulch for playground

Youth to Yellowstone
$1,000 — Funding for Youth to Yellowstone trip

Ripley County Humane Society
$3,000 — Support animals in need of humane care

Burney-Clay Township Fire Department
$2,000 — Funds to purchase equipment for use on emergency calls

Delaware Community Volunteer Fire Department
$2,000 — Funds toward purchasing a brush truck to replace aging one

Marion Township Volunteer Fire Department
$2,000 — Funds toward purchasing a new thermal imaging camera

Centerstone of Indiana
$1,000 — Funding toward training therapists in trama-focused cognitive behavioral therapy

Decatur County Sheriff’s Department K-9
$1,500 — Funds toward the purchase of a new K-9

Ripley County EMS
$1,000 — Funds to purchase equipment/materials for continuing education

Girls Inc. of Shelbyville/Shelby County
$500 — Aid in funding expansion of the Growing Together Program info