Four Northeast MI Charities Receive $10K in Grants from PIE&G and CoBank.

Peace Lutheran Church – Human Care Ministry ($1,000) The Human Care Ministry works to make life a little easier for others.  The funds will be used to purchase socks, underwear, t-shirts, hats, gloves, and hygiene items for Adult Foster Care homes in the area. The funds will also be used to purchase headphones, other back-to-school supplies for students, and other items for the hygiene pantry.

Onaway United Methodist Church – Caring Closet ($2,000) The funds will be used to purchase personal care products and cleaning supplies for those who receive food assistance and cannot purchase the supplies themselves.  The funds will also be used to purchase personal care products, warm clothing, boots, hats, and mittens for school students in need.

Church of Christ – Atlanta Caring Place ($2,000) The Atlanta Caring Place provides food assistance to approximately 125 families monthly and free clothing and housewares to those in the community who need it. The funds will help continue to provide these services to families in need.

Foster Closet of Northern MI ($5,000) Foster Closet provides clothing, underclothing, toys, shoes, baby equipment, gear, and furniture to children placed in the foster care system in the State of Michigan. The funds will help to purchase crib mattresses, toddler beds, twin mattresses and frames, bedding, bottles, diapers, and wipes for foster families in Northern Michigan.