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More for Your Community grants to area programs

Theisen’s Home • Farm • Auto announces that 223 nonprofits in 23 Theisen’s store communities will receive more than $300,000 in grant awards through the company’s 2017 More for Your Community grants program. The full list of 2017 grant recipients is available online at www.dbqfoundation.org/theisens.

Area recipients include: Marshalltown: Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support, $1,705; Central Iowa Division Sea Cadets, $1,580; Child Abuse Prevention Services, Inc., $1,000; Heart of Iowa Big Brothers Big Sisters, $3,314; ISU Extension and Outreach-Marshall County, $1,500; Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA, $1,500; You and Shelter Services Inc., $901. Grinnell: Adopt-A-Family DBA Local Foods Connection, $1,000; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grinnell, $500; Grinnell Regional Medical Center, $500; Horizons-A Family Service Alliance, $500; Imagine Grinnell, $1,000; Mid-Iowa Community Action, Inc., Poweshiek County, $3,000; Montezuma Food Pantry, $1000. Iowa Falls: Al Exito, $2,000; City of Ackley-Pool Betterment Group, $1,000; Ellsworth College Foundation, $500; Iowa Child Advocacy Board, $750; Mid-Iowa Community Action, Inc.-Poweshiek County-Hardin County Emergency Food Pantry, $1,000; Radcliffe Community Food Pantry, $1,000; Salt & Light Outreach Ministries, $1,750.

Nonprofits received their grant checks at More for Your Community grants celebrations hosted by local stores throughout Iowa and Wisconsin on Nov. 14.

Successful grant applications included evidence of project dollars directly reaching children, strong local matches and opportunities for those served to give back to the community.

Visit www.dbqfoundation.org/theisens to learn more about the Theisen’s More for Your Community Grant Program. The next funding cycle will open in May of 2018.

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