3 food programs receive grant funding

Photo: Tim Kelly presented a grant for $1,000 to Jeff Quick, executive director of the Food Bank of North Central Arkansas. On hand for the presentation (from left to right) were Sarah Kinser, program director for Arkansas Community Foundation; Quick; Kelly; Heather Loftis, president of the Twin Lakes Community Foundation; and Susan Stockton, development officer for the food bank.

Three grants from the Michael J. Cleary Fund, held with the Twin Lakes Community Foundation, have been awarded to the Food Bank of North Central Arkansas and the backpack programs at Yellville-Summit and Flippin Public Schools.

The Cleary Fund was established to provide assistance to those in need in the Twin Lakes Area.



Photo: Tim Kelly presented a $500 grant from the Michael J. Cleary Fund to Liz Leatherman, coordinator of the Yellville-Summit Elementary School Backpack Food 4 Thought program.



Photo: Lisa Daffron and Tracie Luttrell representing the Flippin Backpack Program accepted a $500 grant from Tim Kelly, advisor to the Twin Lakes Community Foundation’s Michael J. Cleary Fund

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