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Community Support

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 7:42 am

Grants for hungry

Feeding Indiana's Hungry received two grants totaling $46,822 from the Walmart Foundation to assist with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program outreach and perishable product distribution. The grants, which were given to the nonprofit organization through the Walmart Foundation's State Giving Program, helped spread information about SNAP to staff and volunteers of hundreds of food pantries who work with member food banks.

Scouts sell cards

The Boy Scouts of America, Anthony Wayne Area Council, will sell camp cards through May. Each card sells for $5 and offer buy-one, get-one-free items from local dining, shopping and family entertainment venues, including Bob Evans, Dunham Sports, Science Central, Crazy Pinz, Flat Top Grill, B Antonio's Pizza, Italian Connection, Agave's Mexican Grill, Pepperchini's and Qui's Restaurant. Call 432-9593 for more information.

Fund drive begins

The History Center has begun its 2014-15 Heritage Education Fund Drive which raises funds to provide free tours to all kindergarten through Grade 12 students living in Allen, DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble and Steuben counties. For more information, call 426-2882 or visit www.fwhistorycenter.com.

Race discussion with YWCA

YWCA Northeast Indiana's Diversity Dialogue will hold an open discussion regarding race noon-1:30 p.m. March 26 at 1610 Spy Run Ave. Reservations required: Sue Hiatt at Shiatt@ywca erew.org or call 424-4908, Ext. 254.

SCAN to receive funds for program

SCAN will receive $12,000 from 100+ Women Who Care to upgrade a visitation room used by the agency for its Family Preservation program.

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