Lakes Area Restorative Justice receives $12,000 Impact Grant
Crow Wing Power Community Trust Board's April Operation Round-Up grants total $61,600
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.