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Food programs receive funds


April 23, 2020

COLFAX–Whitman County food banks and food assistance programs have been awarded $26,000 in grant funding from the Innovia Foundation.

Innovia announced 138 grants for entities on the front lines of the COVID-19 response in eastern Washington and North Idaho.

Council on Aging and Human Services/COAST received $8,000 for senior meal delivery and food distribution. Another $3,000 went to small community pantries and food needs for Colfax and Garfield with outreach to Colton, Uniontown and Tekoa.

Community Action Center was awarded $15,000 for perishable food supply which covers fresh foods and meats.

Grants awarded for the region total $779,000.


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