Organizations and individuals receiving part of the recent $220,671 allocation include:
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (entire WEMC area) – $3,000
Travel assistance for cancer patients.
Penfield Christian Homes (entire WEMC area) – $10,000
Treatment for substance abuse.
Extra Special People (entire WEMC area) – $7,500
Tuition help for program services.
Interfaith Hospitality Network (entire WEMC area) – $8,000
Services for homeless.
Georgia Transplant Foundation (entire WEMC area) – $10,000
Financial assistance and education for transplant patients.
Rachel’s Gift (entire WEMC area) – $2,000
Expanding assistance to parents who lose infants.
Eight families (entire WEMC area) – $33,061.81
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.
New Path 1010 (Barrow) – $2,000
Weekend meals for needy students.
Classic City Lions Club (Barrow, Clarke) – $1,429
Vision screening for children.
Prevent Child Abuse Athens (Barrow, Clarke, Oconee, Walton) – $2,000
Parent education, support and nurturing program.
Northeast Georgia RESA (Barrow, Clarke, Greene, Morgan, Oconee, Walton) – $2,699.77
Laptops for deaf/hard of hearing services.
Books for Keeps (Clarke) – $5,000
Books to low-income elementary students during the summer.
YMCA (Clarke, Greene, Oconee, Walton) – $10,000
Snacks for children in afterschool programs.
C2IT Equine Therapy (DeKalb, Gwinnett, Morgan, Rockdale, Walton) – $7,500
Therapy for special needs clients.
Gwinnett County Masonic Association (Gwinnett) – $4,000
Christmas meal and gift cards for needy families.
NG3 (Gwinnett, Walton) – $10,000
Expanding their high school athlete mentoring program.
Monroe Art Guild (Newton, Oconee, Rockdale, Walton) – $8,000
Art kits for children at trauma scenes.
Oconee County 4-H (Oconee) – $8,140
Cloverleaf, Junior and Senior project achievement
Walton County Helping Hands Club (Walton) – $5,000
Christmas gifts for needy children.
Walton EMC is a customer-owned power company that serves 130,000 accounts over its 10-county service area between Atlanta and Athens. Its primary focus is providing exceptional service to 130,000 residential, commercial and industrial customer-owners while also caring for the area’s communities.
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