County grant to be used for food, shelter programs

Freedom New Mexico

Roosevelt County has been chosen to receive $5,459 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county, according to information from the Community Services Center.

A local board will determine how the money will be distributed.

Local agencies chosen to receive funds must:

• Be private voluntary non-profits or units of government.

• Be eligible to receive federal funds.

• Have an accounting system.

• Practice nondiscrimination.

• Have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs.

• Have a voluntary board if they are a private voluntary organization.

The application deadline is Friday.

To apply: Pamela O’Malley at the Community Services Center, 1100 Community Way; 356-8576, extension 36