FREEPORT — The Senior Resource Center recently received a grant of $7,500 grant from the Northwest Illinois COVID-19 Relief Fund established by the Freeport Community Foundation and United Way of Northwest Illinois.

This grant enables the center to provide a Safety Net for Seniors program in Stephenson and Jo Daviess counties that will include increased access to emergency food and household supplies, utility assistance, direct financial assistance for unplanned household expenses, short-term rental or mortgage support, transportation assistance for out-of-county medical appointments and personal protective equipment for staff.

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