Foundation awards $5,245 in grants


Bob Kornegay, chairman of the Duplin County Community Foundation Board of Advisors, recently presented a check to the Pet Friends of Duplin County.


Bob Kornegay, chairman of the Duplin County Community Foundation Board of Advisors, recently presented a check to the Pet Friends of Duplin County.
http://clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_CKogwPIUYAI1EJS.jpgBob Kornegay, chairman of the Duplin County Community Foundation Board of Advisors, recently presented a check to the Pet Friends of Duplin County.

The board of advisors of the Duplin County Community Foundation has announced $5,245 of awards from its community grantmaking fund, according to Bob Kornegay, board president.

This year’s nonprofit recipients include:

• $900 to American Red Cross (Cape Fear Chapter) for Disaster Relief Services to Duplin County residents

• $1,000 to Duplin Christian Outreach Ministries for DCOM/Feed Our Hungry Children

• $1,350 to Duplin County Cooperative Extension for 4-H Summer Camp

• $925 to Mediation Center of Eastern Carolina — Duplin for Life Skills & Legal Careers Training

• $1,000 to Pet Friends of Duplin County for low-cost rabies clinic

• $900 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for Star Pupils vision screening

Kornegay thanked the community for support of the Duplin County Community Foundation.

“These grants are important to our community and our quality of life,” he said. “Critical programs would not be possible without the generosity of many individuals and organizations that have supported Duplin County’s community fund.”

The Duplin County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation.

Tax-deductible contributions can be made to the Duplin Community Fund, which is administered by the NCCF. Contributions should be made payable to the Duplin Community Fund and mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, Landmark Center, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524, Raleigh, N.C. 27609. Contributions can also be made online at www.nccommunityfoundation.org.

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