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Grant PUD partners with Columbia Basin Foundation to support local food banks

EPHRATA – Grant PUD, in conjunction with Columbia Basin Foundation, has contributed to eight (8) food banks throughout Grant County this spring with Pay-It-Forward grants totaling $11,000.

The services of these food banks are greatly needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.Many in our communities are struggling to put food on the table for their family and these donations help to provide healthy meals. Food banks receiving assistance include: Coulee City, Grand Coulee, Ephrata, Mattawa, Moses Lake/Warden, Quincy, Royal City and Soap Lake.

The Pay-it-Forward funding is supported by generous donations from Grant PUD's industrial customers who deferred conservation rebate payments to support community-benefit programs administered by the Columbia Basin Foundation.

Columbia Basin Foundation and its programs are the bridge that helps connect those who wish to give and those that need the assistance.Their mission is to improve the quality of life and shape the future of the Columbia Basin through philanthropy. For more information about them, visit www.columbiabasinfoundation.org.

Grant PUD se asocia con Columbia Basin Foundation para dar apoyo a los bancos de alimentos locales

Grant PUD, en conjunto con Columbia Basin Foundation, ha contribuido con ocho (8) bancos de alimentos a lo largo del Condado de Grant esta primavera, a través de subvenciones Pay-It-Forward por un total de $11,000.

Los servicios de estos bancos de alimentos son realmente necesarios durante la pandemia de COVID-19. Muchas de nuestras comunidades tienen dificultades para llevar comida a la mesa, y estos donativos ayudan a proporcionar alimentos saludables. Los bancos de comida que reciben asistencia incluyen: Coulee City, Grand Coulee, Ephrata, Mattawa, Moses Lake/Warden, Quincy, Royal City y Soap Lake.

El financiamiento Pay-it-Forward se ve apoyado por generosos donativos de los clientes industriales de Grant PUD quienes difirieron los pagos de reembolsos para apoyar programas de beneficios a la comunidad administrados por la Fundación Columbia Basin Foundation.

Columbia Basin Foundation y sus programas son el puente que ayuda a conectar a quienes desean dar y a quienes necesitan asistencia. Su misión es mejorar la calidad de vida y modelar el futuro de Columbia Basin a través de la filantropía. Para obtener más información sobre ellos, visite www.columbiabasinfoundation.org.