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Stephenson County

Stephenson County set to receive $22,207 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs.

The monies awarded to Stephenson County are used to supplement existing services that provide emergency food and shelter services in Stephenson County. 

The selection was made by a National Board which is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and consists of representatives from United Way of America, The Salvation Army; American Red Cross; United Jewish Communities; Catholic Charities, USA; and National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A..

The local board, which is composed of representatives from Stephenson County, is now charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-need areas in our communities. The local board is seeking applications from qualified service organizations (please see detailed list of qualifications below) serving Stephenson County.  Those interested in applying can visit United Way of Northwest Illinois’ website or contact our office to receive an application. 

Stephenson County has distributed Emergency Food and Shelter funds previously to Freeport Area Church Cooperative, Northwestern Illinois Community Action Agency Senior Citizen Services, Hearts That Care, and VOICES of Stephenson County. Areas that are eligible to receive funds include: served meals, other food, mass shelter (on-site), other shelter, supplies/equipment, and building code repairs/accessibility improvements.  

Eligibility to receive funds: 

Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local organizations chosen to receive funds must:

1) Be private voluntary nonprofits or units of government (If private voluntary organization, must have a volunteer board)

2) Have an accounting system

3) Practice nondiscrimination

 4) Have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs

How to apply:

public or private voluntary organizations interested in applying for EFSP funds can visit www.uwni.org/efsp or contact United Way of Northwest Illinois, Inc. at (815)232-5184 for an application. Grant request applications are due by July 10th at the United Way office, 524 West Stephenson Street, Freeport, by 4pm.  

 

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Jo Daviess County

Jo Daviess County set to receive $3,041.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs.

The monies awarded to Jo Daviess County are used to supplement existing services that provide emergency food and shelter services in Jo Daviess County. 

The selection was made by a National Board which is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and consists of representatives from United Way of America. The Salvation Army; American Red Cross; United Jewish Communities; Catholic Charities, USA; and National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A..

The local board, which is composed of representatives from Jo Daviess County, is now charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-need areas in our communities. The local board is seeking applications from qualified service organizations (please see detailed list of qualifications below) serving Jo Daviess County.  Those interested in applying can visit United Way of Northwest Illinois’ website or contact our office to receive an application. 

Jo Daviess County has distributed Emergency Food and Shelter funds previously to Caring Neighbors Food Pantry in Warren, IL, and Northwestern Illinois Community Action Agency Senior Citizen Services. Areas that are eligible to receive funds include: served meals, other food, mass shelter (on-site), other shelter, supplies/equipment, and building code repairs/accessibility improvements.  

Eligibility to receive funds: 

Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local organizations chosen to receive funds must:

1) Be private voluntary nonprofits or units of government (If private voluntary organization, must have a volunteer board)

2) Have an accounting system

3) Practice nondiscrimination

 4) Have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs

How to apply:  Contact United Way of Northwest Illinois for an application.

 

Public or private voluntary organizations interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program Funds can visit www.uwni.org/efsp or contact the United Way of Northwest Illinois, Inc. at (815) 232-5184 for an application and LRO Certification form. Grant request applications are due by August 9th 2019 by  NOON at the United Way office, 524 West Stephenson Street, Freeport, or by email at director@uwni.org.

630+ books were mailed to children five years old and younger to help boost their pre-kindergarten literacy skills.

 

Carroll County

Carroll County set to receive $2,800.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs.

The monies awarded to Carroll County are used to supplement existing services that provide emergency food and shelter services in Carroll County. 

The selection was made by a National Board which is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and consists of representatives from the United Way of America, The Salvation Army; American Red Cross; United Jewish Communities; Catholic Charities, USA; and  National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A..

The local board, which is composed of representatives from Carroll County, is now charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-need areas in our communities. The local board is seeking applications from qualified service organizations (please see detailed list of qualifications below) serving Carroll County.  Those interested in applying can visit United Way of Northwest Illinois’ website, www.uwni.org, or contact our office to receive an application. 

Carroll County has distributed Emergency Food and Shelter funds previously. Areas that are eligible to receive funds include: served meals, other food, mass shelter (on-site), other shelter, supplies/equipment, and building code repairs/accessibility improvements.  

Eligibility to receive funds: 

Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local organizations chosen to receive funds must:

1) Be private voluntary nonprofits or units of government (If private voluntary organization, must have a volunteer board)

2) Have an accounting system

3) Practice nondiscrimination

 4) Have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs

5) Not have any outstanding reports due to the National Board.

How to apply:  Contact United Way of Northwest Illinois for an application.

Public or private voluntary organizations interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program Funds can visit www.uwni.org/efsp or contact the United Way of Northwest Illinois, Inc. at (815) 232-5184 for an application. Grant request applications are due by Friday August 9th @ NOON to the United Way office, 524 West Stephenson Street, Freeport or  emailed to director@uwni.org.

 

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