Lutherans in the Twin Cities

Local food programs receive ELCA grants

Almost $700,000 that was denoted for the ELCA Domestic Hunger Grants has been redistributed through synodical hunger grant committees to organizations working on relief, development, and root causes of poverty in their communities, according to the ELCA website.

According to Ed Payne, chair of the Minneapolis Area Synod (MAS) hunger grant committee, the following groups within MAS received grants: A Minnesota Without Poverty ($1,500), Aliveness Project ($2,000), Community Emergency Services ($3,000), Crossroads Community ($2,500), Gethsemane Lutheran Church’s Hopemakers Jobs Partnership ($2,000), House of Charity ($1,500), Loaves & Fishes Too ($1,500), Metro Meals on Wheels ($2,000), Hunger Youth Leadership Retreat ($1,100), Open Arms of Minnesota ($2,000), St. Olaf Lutheran Church’s Food, Feeding, & Healthy Eating program ($1,000), and Victory Robins 4-H Club Peace Garden ($2,500).

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