Five Southern Illinois Organizations Receive $10K Grants from AmerenCares

Five Southern Illinois Organizations Receive $10K Grants from AmerenCares

MARION – The Benton-West City Ministerial Alliance, Wesley Foundation at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Murphysboro Food Pantry, Herrin Community Food Pantry, and Carbondale Good Samaritan Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen each received recently a $10,000 grant from AmerenCares to support community members near either the Grand Tower or Southern Illinois reliability project.

The AmerenCares program, which “connects Ameren to the communities it serves through charitable giving and volunteering.”

Ameren officials said the donations are part of $210,000 in grants provided to 21 nonprofits located in communities near Ameren Transmission projects that are focused on efforts to address poverty, food insecurity and impacts related to COVID-19.

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