The Cuivre River Electric Community Trust Board met in January and awarded $28,251 in grants funded through Operation Round Up. Health grants were awarded to 13 individuals and families from Elsberry, O’Fallon, St. Charles, St. Peters, Troy, Warrenton, Wentzville, and Winfield. Grants included support for a disabled woman in need of an adjustable bed and mattress and a family who needed repairs to a well so that they had clean running water. A weatherization grant was awarded to an elderly woman to help with removing a pest infestation in her attic and replacing insulation.
Community organizations that received grants included:
- Judevine Center for Autism — $5,269 to help fund a playground for special needs/disabled children.
- Bowling Green Elementary School — $1,000 to support the school’s cultural fair.
- Sleep in Heavenly Peace — $2,500 to support the organization’s mission to build and deliver beds for children in need.
- Youth in Need — $1,500 to support the organization’s program to help youth who are homeless and in need of shelter and crisis intervention.
We are grateful to our members who participate in the Operation Round Up program! Your generous support helps us to help those in need in the communities we serve.
This article is from the March edition of Current Times/Rural Missouri. Click here to read the full magazine.