VISTA Members Grant Writing Pays Off and Helps the Homeless in Denton County

IMG_1138AmeriCorps VISTA Daisy Martinez has served with Giving Hope, Inc. for half a year, and they have really seen a difference within the agency since she started. In the month of November, Giving Hope was awarded two grants submitted by Daisy to help serve the agency’s homeless clients. CoServ, the local electric cooperative awarded Giving Hope $17,500 for the Rental Assistance Program. The Denton Benefit League awarded $3,418 for the agency to purchase street outreach supplies for homeless individuals. Seeing a need for socks for disbursement by the Street Outreach Team Daisy secured a donation of 240 pairs of socks from Bombas worth $2,880. Daisy is now working on the agency’s Poinsettia Fundraiser. Stay tuned to learn how successful the fundraiser is!

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