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2018 Grant Awards

Updated: Sep 19, 2019

A total of $37,835.00 was awarded to 30 Jo Daviess County not-for-profit organizations:

2017 Grant Awards
Jo Daviess County Country Fair Charities held its 15th annual grant awards program on Thursday, June 21. Grant recipients present at the event were, back, from left, Deacon Doug Kremer, Johnny O’Shea, Jamie Schilling, Father Dennis Morrissy, Randy Beadle, Neil Spurr, Patti Jackson, Leslie Niemann, Bill Bingham, Greg Schuster, Wayne Moyer, Richard Huizenga, Father Andrew Skrohutt, Lucas Bourquin, Norma Schwartz, Andrea Young. Front, from left, Karrie Sabinson, Chase Dittmar, Brooke Dittmar, Renee Dieschbourg, Kim Scace, Luke Barker, Kaitlin Kellogg, Linda Nobis, Joyce Kent, Kitty Rhodes and Ray Massingill.

St. Michael Catholic Church, Galena

$1,000 - emergency assistance

St. Mary Catholic Church, Galena

$1,000 - emergency assistance

East Dubuque Fire Department

$1,500 - pager replacements

Stockton Ambulance

$2,000 - pediatric rescue bags

Warren Police Department

$1,000 - taser replacement

Galena Elk's

$1,000 - Christmas food basket program

St. Mary Church, Elizabeth

$1,000 - emergency assistance

Caring Neighbors Food Pantry, Warren

$1,000 - dairy and food assistance

Apple River Fire Department

$3,000 - vehicle stabilization kit

Senior Resource Center, Hanover

$1,000 - senior citizens direct assistance

Riverview Center, Galena

$1,375 - client basic needs assistance project

Knights of Columbus, East Dubuque

$1,000 - emergency assistance

Elizabeth Food Basket

$2,000 - purchase protein, fruit and vegetables

Warren Ambulance

$1,775 - pager replacement and upgrade

Knights of Columbus, Galena

$880 - Coats for Kids program

Mutual Aid Box Alarm System, East Dubuque

$825 - self-contained breathing apparatus fit test machine re-calibration

First Presbyterian Church, Apple River

$1,000 - a youth program

Stockton Township Public Library

$1,000 - AED (automated external defibrillator)

Galena Fire Department

$1,750 - water rescue/recovery sonar

Warren United Methodist Church

$1,000 - emergency assistance

St. Mark Youth Enrichment, Dubuque, Iowa

$1,000 - "Apples for Students" school supplies program (East Dubuque)

Stockton Community CPR

$480 - CPR trainer with visual training assistance

Galena Area Emergency Medical Services

$3,000 - medical equipment for health and public safety

Blackhawk Park District, Warren

$1,000 - rubber playground mulch

Galena United Methodist Church

$800 - youth group sunshine box

Hospice of Northwest Illinois, Stockton

$1,400 - service expansion program

St. Ann Catholic Church, Warren

$1,000 - emergency assistance

Kreider Services, Galena

$350 - supplies for raised garden beds

Stockton Police Department

$1,200 - communications equipment replacement

United Churches of Galena Food Pantry

$ 1,500 - back pack program

The funds for these grants were made available from the proceeds of the 2017 Galena Country Fair event. None of the money from the profit of the fair was used toward administrative support of this group, it is strictly a volunteer organization.

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