Marshfield Area COVID-19 provides assistance to area nonprofits
For Hub City Times
MARSFIELD – The Marshfield Area Community Foundation and Marshfield Area United Way have joined in a collaboration to support community organizations through the Marshfield Area COVID-19 Relief Fund.
The relief fund gives charitable resources where they are needed most with an initial focus on food, shelter, and other basic needs of those most significantly impacted by this crisis. As of May 5, the COVID-19 Relief Fund has awarded over $12,000 to area nonprofits.
Recipients are: Childcaring, Inc., to support local child care programs in their efforts to continue serving families through sustainability grants; First Presbyterian Church – Immigration Action Team, to purchase food and provide outreach to the Hispanic community; Home Delivered Meals, to purchase disposable containers and prepackaged items used to supplement meals; Hannah Center, to continue to provide diapers, wipes and formula to community members during the COVID-19 crisis; North Central Community Action Program, Inc., to keep people and the community safe NCCAP places individuals and families in a motel until one can find adequate housing; Opportunity Development Centers, Inc., to support ODC in launching virtual sessions to engage individuals with disabilities and individuals with mental health conditions in job readiness, job retention, citizenship, and most importantly safely “maintaining community” during COVID-19; and Soup or Socks , to purchase bulk food items to fill the increasing needs of emergency food boxes.
For more information, visit www.marshfieldareaunitedway.org/covid-19-grant-application.