• 30 JUL 18
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    The Mom & Dad Project receives Elks National Foundation Grant!

    The Mom & Dad Project receives Elks National Foundation Grant!

    On July 12th, 2018 The Mom & Dad Project received an Elks National Foundation Grant in the amount of $3,500.00

    This national grant was awarded locally by the Big Bear Lake Elks Lodge #1787.

    Working with local businesses, Bill Lo Presti, Exalted Ruler B.P.O.Elks, and Mike Anderson, local Chairman of the Elks National Foundation Grant, presented checks to:

    Walgreens, purchasing diapers for The Mom & Dad Project’s diaper closet.

    Mountain Transit, securing transportation vouchers for The Mom & Dad Project’s qualifying clients who attend weekly parenting classes.

    Doves Nest Thrift Store, providing vouchers for specific home necessities and clothing for qualifying clients who attend weekly parenting classes.

    Additional funds were granted to BVCHD’s The Mom & Dad Project for an emergency needs fund and case management.

    “We appreciate the active involvement of our Big Bear Elks Lodge and its leadership in helping us provide these much needed resources to our clients. Working with community partners and businesses is one of the things that makes Big Bear a great place to live.”, Jeff Tunnell stated.

    The Elks National Foundation, Inc, and the local Elks Lodge’s generosity will impact families throughout the community during the coming year.

    For additional information contact Mike Anderson (above), or Jeff Tunnell, 909-878-2326

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