KINGSTON – The Ulster County Resilience Mission has supplied further funding to deal with meals insecurity and youth programming within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic by supporting native meals pantries. Mission Resilience will award $ 80,000 to 16 pantries throughout the county to assist meet the rising wants pantries are seeing this winter. Moreover, Mission Resilience will associate with the YMCA to launch a brand new walk-in baby care program in Ellenville.
Mission Resilience examined each pantry within the county and requested how their operations had been affected by COVID-19. The typical pantry has seen its prospects double and has been going through a scarcity of volunteers. These grants starting from $ three,000 to $ eight,000 per pantry will assist them enhance their companies. County officers anticipate an extra 120,000 meals might be supplied by way of this extra funding.
Mission Resilience can be partnering with the YMCA to assist sponsor a brand new walk-in baby care program for youngsters in grades Okay-6 in Ellenville. This program will start on February 1 to help working mother and father in Ellenville. The Ellenville College District has been in want of a kid care program and an after college youth program even earlier than the pandemic.
Pantries that obtain funds embody:
The desk at Woodstock
Starvation just isn’t an possibility
Rondout Valley Meals Pantry
Pointe of Reward Household Life Middle Pantry
Metropolis of Rochester Meals Pantry
Ascension Holy Trinity Mission Middle Meals Pantries
New Day Meals Pantry
New Paltz Household
Bread and fish pantry
St. Charles Serving to Arms Meals Pantry
Plattekill Meals Pantry
Woodstock Good Neighbor Meals Pantry