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Fall 2017 ORU Grant Recipients

Thanks to our members who participate in our Operation Round Up (ORU) program, the ORU Foundation awarded $116,550 to local nonprofit agencies serving residents in Catoosa, Chattooga, Floyd, Gordon, Murray, Walker and Whitfield counties. This total includes more than $39,000 for hunger relief.

 

Helping Individuals and Families Succeed

  • Boynton United Methodist Church / BLESS Sacks, $3,000 
  • Chatsworth First United Methodist, $4,000
  • Community Housing Resource Corporation $2,500
  • Community Resource Center of Chattooga, Inc., $1,000
  • DOC-UP Dalton Organization of Churches United for People, $2,000
  • East Calhoun Church, $500
  • First Fruits Ministry of Northwest Georgia, Inc., $2,250
  • Healing Hands Clinic of Gordon County, $6,000
  • Here I Am DBA The Care Mission, $2,500
  • Lookout Mountain Community Services, $1,500
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association of Greater Atlanta $2,400
  • North Georgia Community Action, Inc., $4,500
  • Northwest Georgia Food Bank- A Division of the Chattanooga Area Food Bank, $3,500
  • Northwest Georgia Health Care Partnership, Inc., $3,000
  • Nourishing Children in Catoosa- Ringgold UMC, $4,000
  • Rock Spring UMC, $2,500
  • RossWood, Inc., $2,300
  • Safe Kids Georgia DBA Safe Kids Dalton, $1,500
  • Spirit Horse Therapeutic Riding Center, Spirithorse at Eagles Rest Ranch, $2,000
  • SVdP Georgia/Calhoun Conference, $2,000
  • The Center For HOPE Counseling Services, Inc. $3,000
  • The D.E.O. Clinic, $2,000
  • Upward Life Ministries Inc., $1,500
  • Varnell UMC Food Pantry, $3,000
  • Woodstation UMC, $3,000 

 

Enriching Communities Of Northwest Georgia 

  • 6th Calvary Museum, $500
  • Boynton Lions Club of Ringgold, $500
  • Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, $500
  • Creative Arts Guild, Inc., $1,000
  • Dalton-Whitfield County Public Library, $500
  • Fort Oglethorpe Tourism Association, $500
  • Friends of the Zoo, Inc., $3,000
  • Habitat For Humanity of Catoosa County, $500
  • Habitat For Humanity of Dalton-Whitfield and Murray, $750
  • Habitat For Humanity Coosa Valley, $500
  • LaFayette Elks Lodge #2018, $500
  • Menlo Lions Club, $500
  • Murray County Community Christmas, $500
  • Rossville Public Library, $500
  • Sharing is Caring Community Christmas, $500
  • Thrive Regional Partnership, Inc., $3,000
  • Walker County Stocking Full of Love, $500
  • Whitfield-Murray Historical Society, $1,000

 

Responding to Emergencies / Crises

  • Adventure Bags, Inc., $3,900
  • American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia, $2,000
  • Catoosa County Foster Parent Association Inc., $2000
  • Catoosa County Local Emergency Planning Committee, $600
  • Children's Advocacy Center, $1,750
  •  Family Crisis Center of Walker, Dade, Catoosa & Chattooga Counties, Inc., $5,800
  • Four Points, Inc., $1,000
  • Northwest Georgia Family Crisis Center, Inc., $3,000
  • Penfield Christian Homes, Inc., $2,000
  • Prevent Child Abuse Gordon County, $500
  • Sexual Assault Victim's Advocacy Center, Inc., $2,100

 

Preparing for the Future

  • Boys and Girls Clubs Serving Chattooga, Gordon, Murray, and Whitfield Counties, $2,250
  • Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy, Inc., $1,500
  • Junior Achievement of Northwest Georgia, $1,500
  • Northwest Georgia Council, Boys Scouts of America, $950
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