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Grants allow organizations to give back

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 3rd, 2013

Jodee Craven shows Bobbi Colbert and Karen Hayden pictures of the Hub Project’s gardens. The gardens were created with a grant from the Rochelle Area Community Foundation. (Photo by Katie Peterson)

ROCHELLE — The Rochelle Area Community Foundation recently helped many local organizations by giving away $25,000 in grants this spring.

Foundation board members, donors and recipents gathered on Wednesday for lunch and to share with each other how the grant impacted several organizations.

Northern Illinois Food Bank wants to ensure that no child goes hungry and helps to fill the gap on weekends when students are out of school and not able to receive free or reduced breakfast and lunch at school. The food bank has sent home wheeled backpacks filled with food to students and families in need for the past five years.

For the complete article see the 07-02-2013 issue.

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