Grants awarded by COVID-19 Response Fund

    Staff of Juneau Community Foundation

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Community Foundation has announced the third round of grants for its Covid-19 response fund.

    Executive Director Amy Skilbred says $50,000 goes to the Juneau Care Meals Program operated by the United Way of Southeast Alaska.

    Nearly $22,000 is for the Safe Space for Food Program operated by Shepherd of the Valley and Resurrection Lutheran Churches.

    There's a $15,000 grant to support opening a Juneau Youth Shelter.  The need was identified by the Juneau Coalition on Housing and Homelessness.

    Skilbred says the grants were made possible from over 250 donations


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