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Emergency Food And Shelter Program Applications Due Monday, March 23rd

The Owen County Community Foundation has granted funds in the amount of $16,700 to the Area 10 Agency on Aging for distribution to food pantries through the Owen County Emergency Food and Shelter (EFSP) program. The funds were granted from the Freeman Charitable Food Fund.

The Freeman Charitable Food Fund was established in 2006 through the estate of Joe Freeman, a life-long friend of Owen County, to provide food for citizens of Owen County in need. Funds may only be used for food. Applicants must be 501(c)(3) organizations.

Applications are due to the Area 10 office at 631 West Edgewood Drive, Ellettsville, IN 47429 by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2015. For applications, please contact Heather Donovan at 812-935-2521 or hdonovan@area10agency.org. A meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 25, in the Owen County Public Library’s upstairs activity room at 5:30 p.m. to discuss allocations.

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