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Spring 2017 ORU Fall Grant Recipients

Thanks to our members who participate in our Operation Round Up (ORU) program, the ORU Foundation awarded $108,034 to local nonprofit agencies serving residents in Catoosa, Chattooga, Floyd, Gordon, Murray, Walker and Whitfield counties. This total includes more than $46,000 for hunger relief.

 

Grant Recipients

Helping Individuals and Families Succeed

  • Action Ministries, Inc., $2,500
  • Atlanta Community Food Bank, $1,200
  • Calhoun Seventh-Day Adventist Food Bank, $1,500
  • Camp New Adventure, $500
  • Christmas in July* (New Echota United Methodist Church), $1,000
  • Christ's Chapel Share & Care Mission, $5,700
  • Compassion House, Inc., $4,000
  • Dalton First Church of the Nazarene, Saturday Sack Program, $1,000
  • DOC-UP Dalton Organization of Churches United for People, $4,500
  • Family Frameworks, $2,500
  • Family Support Council, $1,000
  • First Fruits Ministry of Northwest Georgia, Inc., $6,000
  • Helping Hands Ending Hunger Inc., $5,500
  • Helping Hands Food Pantry, Inc., $5,500
  • LaFayette County Senior/Meals on Wheels Center - NGCA, Inc., $500
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Georgia Chapter, $3,000
  • Mt. Zion Baptist Church - Demetrius J. Jackson Food Bank, $4,000
  • Murray County NEXT STEP, $5,000
  • Safe Kids Georgia DBA Safe Kids Dalton, $3,500
  • South Calhoun Baptist Church, Clothes Closet/ Food Pantry, $1,000
  • Upward Life Ministry, Inc., $1,500
  • Woodstation United Methodist Church, Snack Pack for Kids, $3,000

* Provides School supplies and clothing to families in need.

Responding to Emergencies/Crises

  • American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia, $4,000
  • Catoosa County Foster Parents Association, Inc., $4,000
  • Hand-Up, Inc. DBA Voluntary Action Center, $2,000
  • Northwest Georgia Family Crisis Center, Inc., $6,000
  • Sexual Assault Victim's Advocacy Center, Inc., $2,000
  • The Family Crisis Center WDCC, Inc., $4,200

Preparing for the Future

  • Boys and Girls Clubs, Chattooga, Gordon, Murray and Whitfield  Counties, $2,500
  • Dalton/Whitfield Murray County Teen Maze, $1,800
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical Program GED testing,  $4,500
  • North Georgia Community YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga, $1,034
  • Northwest Georgia Boy Scouts of America, $2,500
  • Whitfield County 4-H Summer Camp, $3,200

Enriching Communities of Northwest Georgia

  • Chattooga County Library System, $1,200
  • Friends of the LaFayette-Walker County Library, $750
  • Menlo Lions Club, $1,000
  • Operation Appreciation, Military/Veteran Support Initiative, $1,250
  • Rossville Public Library,  $1,200
  • Special Olympics Georgia, Inc., $1,000
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