InFaith Community Foundation Awards $5790 Grant to United Way of Otter Tail County

InFaith Community Foundation Awards $5790 Grant to United Way of Otter Tail County

The The Jean Adeline Johnson Fund of InFaith Community Foundation has awarded United Way of Otter Tail County a grant in the amount of $5790, for the purpose of a Project Community Connect Mobile Drop and Day of Caring.  This grant will be presented from The Jean Adeline Johnson Fund, a charitable fund at InFaith Community Foundation.  The mission of the Foundation is to serve our donors with integrity, as together we change lives and spread joy by sharing our blessings with the world.

A Project Community Connect Mobile Food Drop for people in need is scheduled for April 13th, 2016 in the city of Ottertail, and Day of Caring events will take place in the spring in the following communities:

* Fergus Falls
* New York Mills
*Parker’s Prairie

Day of Caring is a mobilization of volunteers to celebrate the spirit of giving through service by providing a day of meaningful volunteer opportunities to individuals of the community. High school students and adult volunteers work on community projects, or assist senior citizens, military veterans, and the disabled with outdoor projects around their homes. Projects may include painting a park fence, working on a community garden, cleaning out a flowerbed, raking lawns, washing windows, trimming hedges, picking up garbage, or cleaning out a garage.

For a listing of programs and initiatives funded by United Way of Otter Tail County or to make a contribution to United Way to IMPROVE LIVES, call the United Way office at 218.736.5147 (Fergus Falls) or 218-770-9406 (Perham) or go to

Christi Stoll
United Way of Otter Tail County
Volunteer and Events Coordinator
665 SW 3rd. St.
Suite 107
Perham, MN  56573

Upcoming Events
January – United Way Community Investment Grant application will be available.
January 13th – United Way Community Impact Luncheon, Fergus Falls Bigwood Event Center, 11:30am

Jan.23rd – Friends of Friends Fighting Hunger Dinner – Thumper Pond, 5pm

May 5th – Little Black Dress and Black Tie Affair – Fergus Falls Bigwood Event Center

May 20th – Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament, Perham Lakeside Golf Course

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