Alexandria Area Community Foundation Funds telehealth and other COVID-19 needs

The Alexandria Echo reports…

Those serving on the front lines of the fight against the coronavirus are getting help from the Alexandria Area Community Foundation.

The foundation recently named the most recent grant recipients from the Alexandria Response Fund to support local COVID-19 relief efforts.

Eight grants totaling $40,000 were awarded:

  • $5,000 to support childcare tuition assistance at the Alexandria Area YMCA.

  • $5,000 to support telehealth counseling through the Village Family Center.

  • $5,000 for emergency housing and financial resources for victims of domestic violence to Someplace Safe Douglas County Advocacy.

  • $5,000 for lumber and supplies to Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County.

  • $5,000 to Salvation Army: Northern Division to support COVID-19 response in Douglas County.

  • $5,000 to support the current food purchase budget of Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf.

  • $5,000 to support client access and transition to telehealth through Lutheran Social Services.

  • $5,000 to support basic need supplies through Love INC of Douglas County Lakes Area.

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