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Marietta-based Kidz2Leaders, which seeks to end generational incarceration by providing stability, opportunity and a Christian community for children of inmates, is one of 24 organizations which will receive a Delta Community Philanthropic Fund grant in 2019. Photo special to the MDJ.

Cobb-based Delta Community Credit Union announced recipients of its annual Philanthropic Fund grant program.

Throughout 2019, the fund will invest a total of $100,000 in 24 organizations which support metro Atlanta children and families.

“We know that investment in the physical and financial well-being of people who live in the areas we serve results in stronger individuals, families and, ultimately, communities,” said Hank Halter, Delta Community CEO. “We’re grateful for the opportunity to invest in these organizations which share our commitment to both help families manage their money optimally and improve the physical and financial health of young people.”

Throughout 2019, individual grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 will be distributed to Atlanta Children’s Shelter Inc., Bridging the Gap Community Outreach, Carrie Steele-Pitts Home Inc., Center for Black Women’s Wellness, ChildrenConnect Museum, Hands of Hope Clinic, Helping Every Loving Parent (H.E.L.P), Horizons at Woodward Academy, Kidz2leaders, Martin Luther King Sr. Community, Resources Collaborative, Meals on Wheels Atlanta, Odyssey Family Counseling Center, Partnership Against Domestic Violence, Revved Up Kids Inc., Street Grace Inc., Sunshine on a Ranney Day, TechBridge, The Auditory-Verbal Center Inc., The Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett, The Hudgens Center for Art & Learning, The Link Counseling Center, Whitefoord Inc., X3 Foundation Inc. and YMCA of Metro Atlanta.

With the award of these 2019 grants, the Delta Community Philanthropic Fund will have invested more than $500,000 in metro Atlanta non-profits since its launch in 2013. The application period for 2020 grants will open July 1.

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