Community coalition grants funds to local organizations (update)

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UPDATE (1:25 p.m. April 7, 2020): The community coalition created to respond to the COVID-19 crises granted an additional $156,750 from the Emergency Human Needs Fund to 16 area nonprofit organizations that are helping our community in this time of crisis.

  • $750 to Barnabas Ministries
  • $2,500 to Benjamin’s Hope
  • $35,000 to Community Action House
  • $7,500 to Coopersville Cares
  • $1,000 to Family LIFE Center
  • $10,000 to Hand2Hand
  • $7,500 to Harvest Stand Ministries
  • $10,000 to Holland Rescue Mission
  • $15,000 to Kids Food Basket (Holland)
  • $20,000 to Love In Action
  • $12,500 to Love Inc. Allendale
  • $5,000 to Love Inc. Hudsonville
  • $2,500 to Muskegon YMCA (Veggie Van: brought to Ottawa County in collaboration between the Grand Rapids YMCA, the Muskegon YMCA and the Tri-Cities YMCA)
  • $7,500 to The People Center
  • $12,500 to The Salvation Army (Grand Haven)
  • $7,500 to The Salvation Army (Holland)

UPDATE (1:55 p.m. March 30, 2020): The community coalition created to respond to the COVID-19 crises has granted an additional $80,160 from the Emergency Human Needs Fund to 14 area nonprofit organizations that are helping our community in this time of crisis.

  • $5,000 to Arbor Circle
  • $5,000 to Beacon of Hope
  • $7,500 to Bethany Christian Services
  • $1,500 to Bridge Youth Center – Zeeland
  • $2,500 to Children’s Advocacy Center
  • $5,000 to Community Action House
  • $8,160 to Midtown Counseling
  • $2,000 to Extended Grace/Momentum Center
  • $2,500 to Lighthouse Immigrant Advocates
  • $5,000 to Love in Action of the Tri-Cities
  • $20,000 to Mosaic Counseling
  • $1,000 to Muskegon YMCA (Veggie Van – AgeWell Services Ottawa County Senior Curbside Meal Distribution)
  • $10,000 to Resilience: Advocates for Ending Violence
  • $5,000 to The Salvation Army – Holland

UPDATE (8:24 a.m. March 23, 2020): The community coalition created to respond to the COVID-19 crises granted an additional $87,700 from the Emergency Human Needs Fund to 13 area nonprofit organizations. 

  • $2,700 to City on a Hill
  • $5,000 to Community Action House
  • $5,000 to Coopersville Cares
  • $5,000 to Four Pointes Center for Successful Aging
  • $20,000 to Good Samaritan Ministries
  • $5,000 to Harvest Stand Ministries
  • $10,000 to Holland Rescue Mission
  • $5,000 to Love in Action
  • $5,000 to Love Inc Allendale
  • $5,000 to Love Inc Hudsonville
  • $7,500 to The People Center
  • $5,000 to Resilience
  • $7,500 to The Salvation Army (Grand Haven)

The Grand Haven Area Community Foundation is coming together with other organizations to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The newly formed community coalition created to respond to the COVID-19 crisis has granted $30,750 to date from the Emergency Human Needs Fund.

The funding will benefit seven area nonprofit organizations that are helping the community in this time of crisis.

Funding is provided on behalf of the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area, the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation and the Greater Ottawa County United Way.

The following funds have been granted to assist with food and basic needs:

  • $750 to Barnabas Ministries
  • $5,000 to Community Action House
  • $5,000 to Good Samaritan Ministries
  • $5,000 to Kids’ Food Basket (Holland)
  • $5,000 to Love in Action
  • $5,000 to Love Inc. of Allendale
  • $5,000 to Love Inc. of Hudsonville for food

The community coalition also has created a website to help with the rising need for volunteers and donations of both goods and funds: careottawacounty.com.

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