Paul Allen Foundation Donates $100,000 to Hopelink Food Banks

The money will be used to provide 270,000 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables to more than 900 families over the next two years.


The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation announced earlier this week it will donate a $100,000 grant to to purchase 270,000 pounds of food for the Redmond-based nonprofit's five food banks, including . 

Hopelink is one of 25 regional organizations receiving a total of $1.61 million from the foundation this grant cycle. The foundation's news release says the money will benefit more than 850,000 people throughout the Pacific Northwest. 

Hopelink posted a thank you message to the foundation on its Facebook page Tuesday:

Their generosity will enable us to provide 270,000 pounds of fresh produce to more than 900 Hopelink families over the next two years, helping to ensure that our families’ journey to self-sufficiency will be fueled with healthy food! 

For more information about the grants, click here to read the foundation's news release.

Brian Williams September 03, 2012 at 11:45 PM
There are many new grants for community service coordination posted on Grantwatch.com http://www.grantwatch.com/ Nonprofits may be interested in applying for this grant: Grants to Non-Profits for Community Projects in the Northwest U.S. Deadline: Ongoing Grants for non-profits to support building capacity of individuals, families, and communities to increase healthy behaviors and lifestyle choices in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Montana. Funds are awarded for healthcare, safety, education, and other projects in the communities. LINK: http://www.grantwatch.com/grant/128580/grants+to+non+profits+for+community+projects+++in+the+northwest+u+s+.html Best of Luck in finding grants, Brian Williams


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