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Perry Area Food Pantry to receive 100+ People for Perry funds

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Items are delivered to cars in April of 2020 at the Perry Area Food Pantry. The pantry's building fund was selected as the 100+ People for Perry first quarter recipient on Feb. 22.

The 2021 1st Quarter 100+ People for Perry Meeting was held as a Zoom Meeting on Monday, Feb. 22.

Members selected the Perry Area Food Pantry "Building Fund" as the award recipient and pledged $7,000 to the fund. 

More:Perry Area Food Pantry helps the community through COVID-19 pandemic

One Hundred+ People for Perry’s mission is to invest in Perry’s future through supporting current charities/non-profits/worthy projects which advance the quality of life.

  • After 21 meetings, the group has pledged $147,600 to 21 local non-profit projects.
  • The goal of 100+ People for Perry is to make four large donations each year, which will impact our community.
  • Each contribution is to stay 100% in the community; no national charities will be considered. 
  • Each charity/non-profit/worthy cause must be a 501 (c)(3) or sponsored by a 501 (c)(3), be project based, and benefit the Perry community.
  • Non-profit organizations may be found at https://www.guidestar.org/NonprofitDirectory.aspx
  • Only members may attend and present.

The 2nd quarter 2021 100+ People for Perry Meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 24.

Anyone interested in joining 100+ People for Perry should contact Mark Powell (mpowell@fdplawfirm.com), Tom Lipovac (tom.lipovac@gmail.com), or Linda Kaufman (kaufmanlinda1948@gmail.com).