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FOOD, SHELTER GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR AGENCIES

Food, shelter grants available for agencies

Hampton and Newport News received more than $95,000.00 collectively from the Emergency Food and Shelter Program to provide assistance to individuals. 

Newport News received $58,536.00 and Hampton received $40,891.00.

Agencies interested in applying for assistance should have a substantial presence in cities and be private voluntary non-profits or units of government.

They must also have an accounting system, practice nondiscrimination, have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs, and have a voluntary board if they are private voluntary organizations.

Agencies interested in applying for assistance should contact Hazel Thomas at hthomas@uwvp.org (Please put EFSP on the subject line) or call 757-873-9328 ext 14.

The deadline is 4 p.m. August 12.