Walton EMC Operation Round Up Grants $220,671

Organizations and individuals receiving part of the recent $220,671 allocation include:

  • Books for Keeps (Clarke) – $5,000
    Books to low-income elementary students during the summer.
  • C2IT Equine Therapy (DeKalb, Gwinnett, Morgan, Rockdale, Walton) – $7,500
    Therapy for special needs clients.
  • Georgia Transplant Foundation (entire territory) – $10,000
    Financial assistance and education for transplant patients.
  • Gwinnett County Masonic Association (Gwinnett) – $4,000
    Christmas meal and gift cards for needy families.
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (entire territory) – $3,000
    Travel assistance for cancer patients.
  • Monroe Art Guild (Newton, Oconee, Rockdale, Walton) – $8,000
    Art kits for children at trauma scenes.
  • Northeast Georgia RESA (Barrow, Clarke, Greene, Morgan, Oconee, Walton) – $2,699.77
    Laptops for deaf/hard of hearing services.
  • Penfield Christian Homes (entire territory) ­– $10,000
    Treatment for substance abuse.
  • Prevent Child Abuse Athens (Barrow, Clarke, Oconee, Walton) – $2,000
    Parent education, support and nurturing program.
  • Walton County Helping Hands Club (Walton) – $5,000
    Christmas gifts for needy children.
  • Classic City Lions Club (Barrow, Clarke) – $1,429
    Vision screening for children.
  • Extra Special People (entire territory) – $7,500
    Tuition help for program services.
  • Interfaith Hospitality Network (entire territory) – $8,000
    Services for homeless.
  • NG3 (Gwinnett, Walton) – $10,000
    Expanding their high school athlete mentoring program.
  • New Path 1010 (Barrow) – $2,000
    Weekend meals for needy students.
  • Oconee County 4-H (Oconee) – $8,140
    Cloverleaf, Junior and Senior project achievement
  • Rachel’s Gift (entire territory) – $2,000
    Expanding assistance to parents who lose infants.
  • YMCA (Clarke, Greene, Oconee, Walton) – $10,000
    Snacks for children in after-school programs.
  • Eight families (entire service area) – $33,061.81
    Emergency needs.
  • American Red Cross, Friends of Disabled Adults and Children, Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, Judy House Ministries, Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry, Place of Seven Springs (entire service area) – $75,000
    Organizations that provide emergency shelter, food and medical care.