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Columbia Gas of Kentucky awards grants to help needy

Columbia Gas of Kentucky has announced the recipients of the company’s annual Supporting Those In Need grants, which are intended to fund non-profit organizations focused on fulfilling basic human needs in communities that Columbia Gas serves.

The organizations receiving grants:

▪ River Cities Harvest, Ashland, distributes 400,000 pounds of food products to 32 area agencies and food pantries that feed those in need in Boyd and Greenup counties in Kentucky, and Lawrence County in Ohio. More information is available at Rivercitiesharvest.org.

▪ Shelter of Hope, Ashland, provides temporary emergency shelter and food for veterans, families and individuals in Boyd and Greenup counties who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. More information is available at Shelterofhope.org.

▪ Women’s Crisis Center, Maysville, is dedicated to ending domestic violence, rape and sexual abuse through victim assistance, public education and advocacy. More information is available at Wccky.org.

▪ Buffalo Trace Children’s Advocacy Center, Maysville, serves Bracken, Fleming, Lewis, Mason and Robertson counties, providing a comprehensive, holistic, and multi-disciplinary approach to the investigation of child sexual assault. More information is available at Btcac.org.

▪ Mission Lexington provides free medical and dental care, along with other activities and goods to Lexington families in need. More information is available at Missionlexington.org.

▪ Food Pantry for Woodford County, Versailles, serves children and families in Woodford County from a new 4,500-square-foot facility in Versailles. More information is available at Woodfordfoodpantry.org.

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