Friday, March 5th, 2021

Food Pantry, Historic Warren receives grant

Posted: Friday, February 12, 2021

The Bread of Life Food Pantry located in Warren received a grant from the Huntington County Community Foundation (HCCF) in the amount of $1,922.55. The grant will be used towards the purchase of a walk-in cooler.

The food cooler pictured in the background will expand the variety and quantity of food items provided to their patrons.

Historic Warren board members grant funds in the amount of $1,086 helped fund the purchase of a new sign at Riverside Park, Warren. Historic Warren and the Break of Life Food Pantry are just two of 15 charitable organizations that received funding from HCCF during its fall grant cycle, totaling over $52,698 in grant awards. HCCF’s 2021 Cycle I (spring) grant program is currently open.

Cycle I Grant applications are available online via the HCCF website: www.huntingtonccf.org/grants/hccf-grant-application, and are due April 15. For more information, contact the Huntington County Community Foundation office by calling (260) 356-8878, or send an email to Jo Ellen Bradley at jo@huntingtonccf.org.

Shown in the photo at left, are Matt Ditzler, executive director, Huntington County Community Foundation (HCCF); Rose Broyles, Bread of Life Pantry coordinator and grant sponsor Michael Howell, representing the Howell-Ehler-Wiley Fund. The photo at right, from left, shows Jeff Souder, Becky Souder and Melinda Daniels representing the Historic Warren board along with HCCF executive director Matt Ditzler.