Although COVID-19 has created many difficulties for individuals, families, businesses, schools, and more, it hasn’t stopped the need for economic development and growth to ensure Morgan County communities have a future. “During this pandemic, I’ve seen growth projects delayed or canceled. It’s been difficult to engage with people remotely, and there has been a lack […]
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With schools, businesses, governmental agencies, and others shutting down in March and April due to COVID-19, many families struggled to pay their bills, keep food on the table, or tried working from home while helping their kids with e-Learning. Needless to say, this pandemic has created a lot of anxiety, stress, fear, depression, anger, and […]
Did you know the average age of a person experiencing homelessness is nine? That means a child somewhere in Morgan County is sleeping in a car, underneath a bridge, or is constantly moving from one couch to another with their family. No child should have to live with the fear of not eating, having no […]
Difficult times, such as this COVID-19 pandemic, will either bring out the best or the worst in people. We witnessed it when people rushed to the stores to buy all of the toilet paper they could put in a cart, leaving others without any. On the positive side, we continue to see many people giving […]
If you have been reading our stories about the numerous volunteers working at nine local food pantries to help thousands of individuals and families keep food on their tables, then you know we have residents experiencing food insecurity. Thankfully, they live in a community that cares. These women and men give of their time, talent, […]
CFMC COVID-19 Emergency Fund in Action The best way we can help individuals and families successfully find their way out of poverty, homelessness, addiction, and other life-altering issues is by building relationships with them and offering resources they can use to change their lives for the better. Since 2013, Active Grace has been helping men […]
CFMC COVID-19 Emergency Fund in Action As the restrictions of shelter in place are slowly lifted and people can return to work, the need for food assistance will continue as individuals and families try to regain the financial stability they lost during this pandemic. Thanks to the generous giving from local donors and through the […]
CFMC COVID-19 Emergency Fund in Action Residents of Morgantown often go to their local town hall and police department for assistance, but what they may not know is that the Morgantown Community Food Pantry, located on the second floor, is open and ready to help them. In 1992, people from several churches in this community […]
Morgan County, IN – The Foellinger Foundation, a private, charitable organization in Allen County (Ft. Wayne), has chosen Ed Kominowski to be its next President. Kominowski will start his new role on August 1. Since 2014, Kominowski has been the President of the Community Foundation of Morgan County (CFMC) and has provided leadership of Morgan […]
CFMC COVID-19 Emergency Fund in Action Throughout history, especially during times of crisis like COVID-19, we find churches often leading the effort to help people in need. Whether it’s providing food, shelter, counseling, or other types of assistance, church doors are open to everyone. It’s the Biblical principle from Matthew 25:35 that motivates many churches […]
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