There’s so many good things happening in the communities served by Amicalola EMC. It is truly amazing to see all the non-profits that work so hard to improve the quality of life for those less fortunate in our local communities. The Operation RoundUp board met in April and awarded $17, 252 in grants to the following community nonprofits. It’s important to note that only qualifying individuals are able to receive support from these agencies:
Action Ministries, to help qualifying families pay rent/mortgage payments.
Angels on Horseback, a donation toward a tractor to maintain pastures, arena, barn and fencing.
Burnt Mountain Center, a grant to help pay for tickets to a science museum
CARES, Inc., help offset fuel costs for refrigerated box truck
Cherokee Outdoor YMCA, help provide summer camp for kids
ConnectAbility, help purchase a high-performance wheelchair
Gilmer County Library, purchase and install audio and video equipment in story time area
Good Shepherd Recovery House, help with food costs
Heartlite Hospice, assist patients with rent or mortgage payments
Hill City Elementary, Heritage Day supplies
Mountain Wisdom, Inc., help support two summer campers
Muscular Dystrophy Association, help fund Camp Walk-n-Roll for 5 summer campers
MUST Ministries, Inc. assist families with rent
North GA. Community Action, Inc., help expand the Community Paramedic Program
South Enotah Child Advocacy Center, help fund staff training and materials
St. Vincent de Paul Society, assist with housing costs, medical needs and food
Sunshine on a Ranney Day, assist with modification of bathroom and bedroom for 4 year old handicapped child.
In addition, qualifying individuals received a donation directly from Operation RoundUp for food, clothing, shelter, education, medical costs and specialty needs.