Putnam COVID-19 Response Fund announces $26K in next round of emergency grants

CARMEL – Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley announced the third round of emergency grants made through the Putnam COVID-19 Response Fund. Totaling $26,000, awards in this round are funding emergency feeding programs and supporting physical and mental health services.

“As is our mission, the Foundations is bringing its unique partnerships and perspective together with the generosity of neighbors to make timely grants. More than ever, we are leveraging our relationships to uplift those impacted by COVID-19 in Putnam,” said Nancy Rossi Brownell, vice president of the organization’s efforts in Putnam.

In recognition of the good work these organizations are doing on behalf of the community, the Foundations is awarding support to Brewster Community Food Pantry, CoveCare Center, Mental Health Association in Putnam County, Inc., Patterson Presbyterian Food Pantry, Putnam Valley Community Food Pantry, SPACE on Ryder Farm, and St. Johns the Evangelist Food Pantry.

Community members can donate online at: https://PutnamCovidResponse.org

Organizations looking to apply for the next round of funding can do so at: https://communityfoundationshv.org/Grants/Putnam-COVID-19-Response-Fund

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