Top 200 Finalist – They Need Our Votes!
County can rally to help local charity win a $25,000 grant to help feed the hungry.
End Hunger In Calvert County (EHCC), Calvert County’s food distribution center that feeds 15,000 county residents a year, is one of the Top 200 finalists in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant program and is in the running to receive a $25,000 grant.
The way End Hunger wins is by receiving community votes, the top 40 organizations with the most votes win. Voting beings Wednesday August 15 at 12:01am ET and runs through August 24 at 11:59pm ET, people can vote ten times per day every day!
U.S. residents who are 18 and older with a valid email address can vote for End Hunger In Calvert County at bit.ly/endhungercalvert beginning August 15th.
“The best part of these type challenges is that you see the heart of our community on full display”, says Jacqueline Miller President of End Hunger In Calvert County. “We just know that the people of Calvert County will be rallying and taking a stand to win this grant for the hungry in our community.”
End Hunger In Calvert County needs the community’s help to not only vote but to share their social media posts, by sending an email to colleagues, and asking friends and family to vote and share.
“The key to winning is going to keep momentum going. We’ve got ten days to vote and every vote matters,” Miller President. “Calvert County has been part of this type of challenge before and we came out number one in the country, we can do it again!”
All the information will be posted on End Hunger’s Facebook page and website. They will also be sending reminders through email and other areas.
Again, U.S. residents who are 18 and older with a valid email address can vote for End Hunger In Calvert County at bit.ly/endhungercalvert
End Hunger In Calvert County is an Accredited Charity of the Better Business Bureau for meeting all 20 Standards of Charitable Accountability. The Better Business Bureau found that $0.93 of every dollar donated to End Hunger In Calvert County goes into programming and providing food for the needy.
For more information about End Hunger In Calvert County visit their website at endhungercalvert.org.
End Hunger In Calvert County is a local charity committed to moving people from dependency to self-sufficiency. End Hunger In Calvert County has 44 Partner Feeding Organizations that serve over 15,000 people a year.