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Gobin Memorial United Methodist awards grant


Pictured above, left to right, Dave Neeley, Pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church; Barb Rice, Methodist Church Mission and Service Leadership team member; and Melissa Goins, secretary of Cornerstone. (Courtesy Photo) Pictured above, left to right, Dave Neeley, Pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church; Barb Rice, Methodist Church Mission and Service Leadership team member; and Melissa Goins, secretary of Cornerstone. (Courtesy Photo) The Mission and Service Leadership Team of Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church is pleased to announce Putnam County Youth Food Delivery Program as the recipient of its second small community grant of $1000.

The Youth Delivery Program is a mission coordinated by Cornerstone Baptist Church. The program provides lunches to children, up to age 18, from June 4 to August 3. The lunches are delivered to children who cannot reach other lunch programs provided over the summer. Last year they served 150 children five days a week.

The delivery program is looking for volunteers and donations. It needs volunteers Monday through Friday. Volunteers can pack lunches, deliver lunches, set up for the next day, package veggies for the week, unload donations or pick up donations.

You can volunteer by contacting Cornerstone Baptist Church at 765-655-1017, 218 S. Bloomington Street in Greencastle or email, cornerstone@cinergymetro.net

You can follow this program on facebook: Putnam County Youth Delivery Program

Gobin’s small grants program offers a maximum of $1,000 per year per organization and will be awarded quarterly. The purpose of the grant program is to maintain and grow strong local mission and service projects that provide hope and support to individuals struggling with personal, spiritual, emotional or economic issues.

Organizations and programs interested in applying for the next grant can visit www.gobinumc.org/ community-small-grants. The deadline for the next grant will be July 15.

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