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The Clay Electric Foundation approved 7 applications for January 2018 in the amount of $67,500.
Heart of Putnam Food Pantry - $13,000
The Heart of Putnam Food Pantry is a volunteer organization in Palatka that exists to provide supplemental food to clients. Funds from the grant will be used to replace the air conditioning units in the organization’s building.
God's Kitchen - $2,500
God’s Kitchen is a volunteer organization in Palatka that provides and delivers one hot meal per day to adults who are permanently or temporarily homebound due to a mental or physical disability. Grant funding will be used for meal preparation and delivery expenses.
Boy Scouts of America, North Florida - $7,500
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices in their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scouts Oath and Law. Funds from the grant will benefit the Exploring Program, which provides boys and girls ages 13-20 with opportunities to learn from experts in various career fields through hands-on, experiential education.
Young Life Clay County - $10,000
Young Life is a faith-based organization that serves disaffected youth, pregnant and parenting teens, and adolescents with disabilities. Grant funds will be used to support the YoungLives program, which focuses on pregnant and parenting teen girls from all backgrounds.
Chances for Children - $14,500
The Institute for Workforce Innovation is a nonprofit organization that provides social and human services. In 2011, IWI constructed the Melrose Senior Community Center to enhance the lives of seniors living in the lake area. Funds from the grant will be used to renovate the Center’s kitchen, which is used for educational programming and for providing reduced-cost meals to seniors.
Keystone Heights Jaycees - $10,000
(Clay, Putnam, Bradford counties)
The Keystone Heights Jaycees is a service organization that serves the Lake Region area by providing funds and/or products to individuals and families who are struggling. Grant funds will be used to purchase gifts for its Toys for Kids program.
J.P. Hall Children's Charities - $10,000
J.P. Hall Children’s Charities is a nonprofit organization that seeks to improve the quality of life of underprivileged children in Clay County. Funds from the grant will be used to support the Charities’ Annual Christmas drive, which provide toys and clothing for needy children in Clay County.