EMCF Awards $43,000 In Grants To Local Non-Profits

At a lunch meeting Thursday, March 21, the Eastern Michigan Christian Foundation awarded $43,000 in grants to sixteen different local non-profit organizations thanks to the generosity of Sanctum Contracting.   Mid-City Nutrition, SONS, New Life Christian Academy, Score, Operation Transformation, Youth For Christ, Wonderful News Radio, The Blue Water Feed The World Project, Bridge Builders, Hunter Hospitality House, the Spero Center, A Beautiful Me, The Industry, the Blue Water Area Rescue Mission, The Difference Makers, and the Blue Water Recovery and Outreach Center all received grant money toward individual specific projects.  Projects ranged from marketing, in the case of the Spero Center (which is the new name of the Blue Water Pregnancy Care Center), to materials and equipment for the school and funds for providing food for the Feed The World Project.  Mid-City Nutrition requested funds to repair the van in which they pick up food from local grocers and Hunter Hospitality House used theirs toward the remodeling of a bathroom to make it handicapped accessible.   Brian Smith, Chairman of the Eastern Michigan Christian Foundation stated that he was excited to announce the wide variety of grants, which is poured right back into the community as an investment in our local people.