Three local non-profits recently received grants from Pierce Pepin Cares, the charitable arm of Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services (PPCS).
The Pierce Pepin Cares board approved grants to Basics for Local Kids in the amount of $2,500 to assist with the purchase of children’s winter wear and crisis necessities.
Our Neighbor’s Place received $1,500 to purchase fuel-only gas cards to assist clients with transportation needs such as work and doctor’s appointments.
Ellsworth E3 Community Development Corp. was awarded $1,000 to assist in furnishing and buying supplies for their new collaborative community suite.
Pierce Pepin Cares is funded by PPCS members who generously round up their monthly energy bills to the nearest dollar through Operation Round Up®, as well as direct donations.