Cape Girardeau County has been awarded $26,307 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, according to a news release from the United Way of Southeast Missouri.
The money will be used to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. A local board made up of representatives from the United Way, the Salvation Army, the American Red Cross, Cape Girardeau County Commissioners office, the East Missouri Action Agency, Catholic Charities, Safe House for Women, Area Agency on Aging, Jackson Ministerial Alliance and the Community Caring Council will determine how the funds will be distributed among local emergency food and shelter organizations.
The deadline for applications for funds is Dec. 20. For more information, visit www.unitedwayofsemo.org or call 334-9634.
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