Somerset County Long Term Recovery Committee Receives $10,000 Grant from Community Foundation

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Community Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to the Somerset County Long Term Recovery Committee to provide the match necessary to receive a $50,000 grant from the American Red Cross.  The funds will assist Somerset County’s continuing local rebuilding efforts for the region impacted by Hurricane Sandy.                                                                                                                                          

From (l to r) are:  Case worker Donna Laird and case manager Janel West, Somerset County Long Term Recovery Committee with Erica Joseph, Vice President, Community Investment, Community Foundation.   

To find out how you can assist the ongoing recovery efforts in Somerset County, please contact Erica Joseph, Vice President, Community Investment, at 410-742-9911 or ejoseph@cfes.org.  

About the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore:  Celebrating 30 years of philanthropy, the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) has been serving the needs of Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset Counties granting more than $50 million.  Through the generosity and vision of our donors, CFES awarded grants totaling more than $5.4 million in fiscal year 2013.  CFES brings together donors and builds on community assets through scholarship grants, advocacy and leadership development.  By focusing on people, organizations, neighborhoods and nonprofit capacity building, the Foundation addresses community needs in the areas of health, education, arts and culture, community development and the environment.  For more information about the Community Foundation, please visit www.cfes.org or call 410-742-9911. 

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