Pierce Pepin Cares, the charitable foundation of Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services (PPCS), recently awarded a grant to the local non-profit St. Croix Valley Sexual Assault Resource Team (SART).
St. Croix Valley SART received $1,000 to assist with general administration. SART provides medical exams, forensic evidence collection, education, and advocacy for survivors of all ages of interpersonal violence, human trafficking, and sexual exploitation. They serve five counties and partner with 11 hospitals.
Pierce Pepin Cares is funded by PPCS members who round up their monthly bills to the nearest dollar through Operation Round Up®, as well as direct donations.
Nonprofit organizations within the communities served by PPCS interested in applying may visit www.piercepepin.coop or call 800-924-2133 for information. The next application deadline is December 15.