United Way of St. Lucie & Okeechobee awarded funds under Phase 41 for Emergency Food & Shelter Programs

St. Lucie County has been chosen to receive $115,224 under Phase 41 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from American Red Cross; Catholic ...
April 25, 2024
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St. Lucie County has been chosen to receive $115,224 under Phase 41 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from American Red Cross; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA; The Jewish Federations of North America, The Salvation Army; and, United Way Worldwide.

Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local agencies chosen to receive funds must: 1) be private voluntary nonprofits or units of government, 2) be eligible to receive Federal funds, 3) have an accounting system, 4) practice nondiscrimination, 5) have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs, and 6) if they are a private voluntary organization, have a voluntary board. Qualifying agencies are urged to apply.

 Public or private voluntary agencies interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must contact Jeff Howard, Director of Collaborative Impact, United Way of St. Lucie & Okeechobee at 772-464-5300 or [email protected] for an application. The deadline for applications to be received is May 13th by 11:59 PM.

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