Operation RoundUp awards $15,000

The quarterly meeting of Amicalola EMC’s Operation RoundUp board was held in July and $15,000 was awarded to local non-profits and qualifying individuals in need.
• Appalachian Mtn. Scottish Rite Assoc. to benefit Children’s Hospital
• Community Helping Place to support free medical and dental clinic
• The Craddock Center to provide books in the children’s enrichment program
• Gilmer Christian Learning Center to help purchase a copier and automatic ext. defibrillator
• Gilmer High Work Based Learning to help purchase supplies and student awards
• Goshen Valley Foundation to help fund one intern
• Kids Ferst in Gilmer County to purchase books
• Lumpkin County Education Foundation help provide teacher grants
• Mountain Ed. Charter High School – Gilmer to purchase laptops for students to check out
• North Ga. Community Action Center to purchase a steam table for Gilmer Senior Center
• Operation Appreciation emergency support for veterans and family members
• Optimist Club of Jasper to help fund Legion of Character program
• Salvation Army help provide food and shelter for the homeless
• St. Vincent de Paul Society help fund items for children
In addition, individuals who qualified were able to receive financial assistance directly from Operation RoundUp for
• Assistance with mortgage payments
• Medical bills and dentures
• Handicap accessible needs
• Repairs to floor and roof
• Rent assistance

Operation RoundUp is a great way to help others without placing a financial burden on yourself. It can never be more than .99 a month and the average is only $6 a year, but pennies make millions when you join with other Amicalola EMC members. Every single penny goes to help those who live in the Amicalola EMC service area. Call 706-253-5200 to join!

Posted on September 4, 2018

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