The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore has awarded $2,000 to Catholic Charities Seton Center.
The Seton Center is a multi-purpose neighborhood community center located in Princess Anne, MD. Staff members work to identify and respond to the immediate needs of local residents, the Hispanic community, and area migrant farm workers.
The Help Your Neighbor Fund was initiated by the Community Foundation in response to an increasing need for assistance required by local families and individuals who have been impacted by the economy and overwhelmed traditional assistance programs.
Since its inception in 2008, the Help Your Neighbor Fund has provided $140,000.00 in emergency assistance to thousands of Lower Eastern Shore families and individuals to meet basic needs.
More than 80 grants have been awarded to local nonprofit organizations with a proven capacity to assure financial assistance gets to the families most in need in the area.