County receives $5,000 grant

PNT staff

Roosevelt County will receive nearly $5,000 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county, according to a press release from the Portales Community Services Center.

A local board will determine how the money will be distributed. Local agencies chosen to receive funds must:

• Be eligible to receive federal funds.

• Have an accounting system.

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

• Practice non-discrimination.

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

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

The application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday.

Contact Pamela O’Malley at the Community Services Center, 356-8576.

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