Pierce Pepin Cares, the charitable foundation of Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services (PPCS), recently awarded second-quarter grants to five nonprofits.
The Pierce Pepin Cares board approved a $500 grant for the Cooperative Family Fund, a $719 grant for the Foundation for Rural Housing, a $1,000 grant for the Ellsworth E3 Community Development Corporation, a $1,500 grant for the Durand Fire Relief Association, and a $2,000 grant for Healing Play, Incorporated.
Pierce Pepin Cares provides charitable contributions to nonprofit and is funded by PPCS members who participate in Operation Round Up® by voluntarily rounding up their monthly energy bills as well as direct donations.
Grants are awarded quarterly by the Pierce Pepin Cares board of directors.
Organizations interested in applying may visit www.piercepepin.coop or call 800-924-2133 for information.
The next application deadline is June 15.
Charity Lubich (left), PPCS vice president of member relations and human resources, presented a $1,000.00 check to the board of Ellsworth E3 Community Development Corporation to help sponsor the Empower Ellsworth Awards.