Low-income Kent County residents will have increased access to emergency housing and home repairs, health care and more with the support of $220,000 in grants from the Potter Charity Trust Fund at the CenDel Foundation, a fund of the Delaware Community Foundation.
Caring Hearts Helping Hands Inc. received $11,000 to provide support to low-income working families for the holidays with toys, clothing and food gift cards.
Catholic Charities Inc. received $35,000 to provide financial assistance, coaching and other resources to prevent homelessness.
Code Purple Kent County Delaware received $10,000 to provide emergency shelter, food and other items necessary for people in need.
Communities in Schools of Delaware Inc. received $30,000 to coordinate a continuum of care for students in need and their families, in partnership with the Food Bank of Delaware, Goodwill, NCALL, Westside Family Healthcare and other local nonprofits.
Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition received $30,000 to provide immediate financial assistance to Kent County residents in need who are undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
Dover Interfaith Mission for Housing Inc. received $4,000 to create access to essential services that enable homeless adults to acquire existing benefits and employment.
Milford Housing Development Corp. received $40,000 to provide free emergency home repairs to eliminate unexpected and immediate threats to life, health and safety for low-income homeowners, in partnership with the Modern Maturity Center and Catholic Charities.
National Council on Agricultural Life and Labor Research Fund received $40,000 to provide a plan for crisis and emergency assistance for residents in the Restoring Central Dover plan area, in partnership with the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance.
People's Place II Inc. received $20,000 to provide shelter for homeless victims and victims of domestic violence in two Kent County shelters.
For more, visit delcf.org or call 571-8004.