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Lakes Area Restorative Justice receives $12,000 Impact Grant

Crow Wing Power Community Trust Board's April Operation Round-Up grants total $61,600

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Crow Wing Power Community Trust Board "Operation Round-Up" continues to distribute funds to community projects and programs in Cass, Crow Wing and Morrison counties, since 1996. Submitted graphic.
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BRAINERD — During their second quarterly meeting in April, the Crow Wing Power Community Trust Board donated a total of $61,600 to local community programs, $12,000 of which was awarded to Lakes Area Restorative Justice, winner of this year’s Operation Round-Up Impact Grant.

Funds were distributed to the following organizations:

  • Boys & Girls Club, Little Falls, $1,000. 
  • Family Safety Network, $4,000.
  • Lakeshore Conservation Club, 3,000. 
  • Lutheran Social Service Meals, Crow Wing County, $2,000.
  • LSS Respite, $2,000.
  • Club of the Pines, Hillman, $500.
  • Crisis Line and Referral, $3,000. 
  • Interfaith Volunteers, $3,000.
  • Lakes Area United Way Imagination Library, $1,300.
  • Nisswa Children’s Library, $600.
  • Pequot Lakes splash pad, $2,000. 
  • Pine River Area Foundation festival park improvements, $4,000.
  • Star Legacy Foundation, $3,000. 
  • The (Senior) Center, $2,100.
  • YMCA Camp Olson, $3,000.
  • Emily Quilters, Immanuel Lutheran Hillman Quilters, Prayer Quilt Ministry, Patchwork Pals and Lord of Life Lutheran Quilters each received $500. 
  • The Warehouse, $3,600. 
  • Habitat for Humanity, $8,000. 
  • National Child Safety Council, $1,500. 

Since Operation Round-Up’s inception in late 1996, more than $4.3 million has been donated to community projects and programs in Cass, Crow Wing and Morrison counties.
Operation Round-Up is funded by participating members of Crow Wing Power who allow the cooperative to round up their electric bills to the nearest whole dollar, an average of 50 cents a month. The additional change is pooled and distributed quarterly.

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