HANNIBAL (WGEM) - The Missouri Foundation for Health sent a $50,000 investment to The United Way of the Mark Twain Area for the organization’s COVID-19 Response Fund.
The money that is given to the fund is dispersed to local non-profit organizations that are assisting individuals during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Local non-profit organizations providing direct needs based services in Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Ralls, and/or Shelby Counties are invited to apply for funding from the COVID-19 Response Fund at https://unitedwaymta.org/special-initiatives
The United Way has awarded funding from its COVID-19 Response Fund thus far.
- $1,000 – Douglass Community Services to purchase food for their emergency food pantry
- $1,000 – To Harvest Outreach Ministries for the Loaves and Fishes Program
- $1,500 – To Paris Senior Center to help support their senior feeding efforts
- $1,500 – To Monroe City Senior Nutrition Center to help support their senior feeding efforts
People are encouraged to make contributions to the fund by mailing payments to United Way of the Mark Twain Area at PO Box 81 Hannibal, MO or giving online at unitedwaymta.org/donate