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December 2019 Newsletter – OACAA

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

OACAA Briefing – December 2019

Resources & Association Updates

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Network News & Successes

Great Lakes Community Action Partnership receives Bezos Day 1 Families Fund Grant
Great Lakes Community Action Partnership, an organization that creates partnerships and opportunities to help individuals, families and communities thrive, today announced that it has been selected to receive a $1.25 million grant from the Day 1 Families Fund – read the full article.

Thanksgiving dinner serves 751
(Source: The Register-Herald, Kelsey Kimbler)
Miami Valley Community Action Partnership organizes the event annually.  According to Preble County Director Janelle Caron, the event is possible through donations from community members and organizations. The meal allows for socializing and gives those less fortunate a place to have a warm meal – read the full article.

Brown announces more than $95k for home repairs in Pickaway
Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a $95,152.82 grant the Pickaway County Community Action Organization (PICCA) to help Ohio families make critical home repairs, including energy efficiency upgrades – read the press release.

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