Small federal grant goes a long way in Hill County
A small but important infusion of federal grant money used to help Hill County's less fortunate residents is slated to arrive early next year.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded the county $6,400 for fiscal year 2004-2005, according to an agency press release.
The money will fund things like food, clothing, and emergency rent and utility payments, said Diane Savasten, who chairs the board assigned to oversee Hill County's share of the grant money. The grant is part of the Emergency Food and Shelter program, which will distribute $153 million this year among more than 2,500...
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