Charity League gets national grant

Staff report

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — The Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT), under its visions to Ventures Community Grants Program, has awarded $1,875 to the Charity League in Sidney.

FACT member Beth Roe submitted a grant proposal on behalf of the Charity League describing the need for funds to clothe 15 children in need in Shelby County. The FACT grant will be used to support this endeavor.

FACT is a national consumer association, which was formed in 1984. The purpose of the Visions to Ventures Program is to provide financial support to FACT members for a variety of activities in support of worthwhile community projects that may never materialize without FACT’s assistance.

In announcing the award, Vicki Rolens, managing director of FACT, said, “Beth Roe submitted a well-presented proposal requesting funds to help with this very worthwhile endeavor. FACT is pleased to be able to support this wonderful project.”

For information about the Visions to Ventures Program, call 800-USA-FACT or write to FACT, 318 Hillsboro Ave. Edwardsville, IL 62025.

Staff report