Multiple grants help Safe Passage purchase agency vehicle

first_imgBatesville, In. — Safe Passage, Inc has received grants from local organizations to purchase a car for agency use. The Dearborn County Community Foundation donated $10,770 through the City of Lawrenceburg Community Grant Program, Rising Sun Regional Foundation grants totaled $5,000 and the Decatur County REMC and Batesville Eagles each donated $2,000.“We were careful to not burden one of the six counties we serve more than another, since all of our clients and staff need and use the vehicle. We applied for grants throughout the district. We are deeply grateful for this support from our six county district,” said Mary Mattingly, Community Outreach Director.The organization purchased the 2017 Ford Focus Hatchback from Jim True Ford in Brookville.Safe Passage provides shelter and domestic violence services to the residents of Ripley, Decatur, Dearborn, Switzerland, Franklin, Ohio and Jefferson Counties. Since 1997 the non-profit organizations has assisted more than 10,000 people.last_img

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