has been awarded a federal grant in the amount of $62,532 by FEMA’s Emergency
Food and Shelter Program to supplement and expand the ongoing work of local
social service organizations. Established organizations that currently
provide shelter, food, and supportive services to individuals and families who
have economic emergencies are encouraged to submit a letter of intent by July
Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) was developed in 1983 to supplement and expand
the work of local social service agencies, both nonprofit and governmental, to
help people with economic emergencies (NOT disaster related; i.e., fires of any
kind, floods, tornadoes, etc.). EFSP funds may only be used for feeding
and sheltering programs, as well as, rent/mortgage and utility
assistance. Individuals are not eligible to apply for these funds.
and/or governmental agency wishing to participate in this funding stream should
submit a letter containing the following information:
description of services to be provided and how funds will support delivery
number of unduplicated individuals to be served in the program
of funds requested
be submitted to Troy Williams at Lebanon County Christian Ministries, 250 S. 7th
Street, Lebanon, PA 17042 by July 15, 2019.
information on this program can be obtained by calling Troy Williams at
717-272-4400 ext. 210.