Chico, CA -- The North Valley Community Foundation released more than $80,000 in grants Monday, March 4 to groups that are providing relief to individuals affected by the Camp Fire.
That brings the total to $2,600,353.88 in Camp Fire Relief Fund grants distributed so far.
This week’s relief fund grants include the following:
Gridley Recreation Division ($25,000): To expand a playground area near a FEMA trailer site. The grant is to offset some of the costs of resurfacing the playground.
Liberty Ministries Christian Fellowship ($25,000): To increase the number of trips used to deliver supplies to multiple organizations serving Camp Fire victims. They currently deliver to Hope Center in Oroville, Paradise Unified School District, Magalia Baptist Church, Magalia Community Church, Evangelical Free Church Paradise, Church of the Nazarene Paradise and First Baptist Church Paradise.
Stand For Kindness ($25,000): To continue helping families by providing them with gas cards, car repairs and new housewares. They would provide $50 in gas cards for 100 families, $666.67 for car repair for three families, and $135.34 for new housewares for 133 families.
Children's Community Charter School ($4,150.58): To provide yearbooks for students at Children's Community Charter School. The money will go toward the cost for 175 copies. This includes several for interested students who have had to leave the area due to the fire.
Butte County Critical Incident Stress Management Team, Green Cross ($4,300): Butte County CISM Team, along with Green Cross, provided trauma training for 40-45 pastors of Butte County. Green Cross met with five churches providing services in Paradise, Magalia and Concow, providing mental health psychological first aid to both the congregants, the secular population and the pastors.
See a complete list of grants at https://www.nvcf.org/nvcf-camp-fire-grants-made/
This is separate from the Butte Strong Fund, which has also distributed millions in grants, and the Butte Schools Fire Relief Fund.