LUBEC, Maine (AP) — A basis in Maine has supplied $1 million in grants for important providers akin to meals and shelter to dozens of teams across the state.
The John T. Gorman Basis mentioned it elevated funding to its annual Direct Companies Grant Program this 12 months due to elevated want brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. The grants are largely within the $10,000 to $20,000 vary.
Recipients embody Group Meals Issues in Norway, Lubec Group Outreach Heart in Lubec and Sebago Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Charitable Belief in Windham.
Lauralee Raymond, program affiliate on the John T. Gorman Basis, mentioned even earlier than the pandemic, “too many Mainers have been experiencing meals insecurity, homelessness, and lack of entry to many different necessities.” The grants will assist handle these wants, Raymond mentioned.