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Sawnee foundation donates $52,332 to local charities
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Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation recently awarded $52,332 to 11 local charities through its Operation Round Up program.

Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation recently awarded $52,332 to 11 local charities through its Operation Round Up program. The local charitable organizations receiving funds are:

• Habitat for Humanity North Central Georgia – they are building a home in Forsyth County for a family.

• Act Together Ministries – will use their grant to help local foster children and children in need of school supplies with the Tools for Schools program this summer.

• Family Haven – will use their grant to assist women and children, living temporarily in their shelters, with basic needs.

• MUST Ministries – will use their grant to assist families in Cherokee County with rent assistance and food.

• Community Helping Place – will use their grant for the summer lunch program for school age children.

• Cherokee Sheriff’s Foundation – will use their grant to purchase a device to assist in keeping citizens safe.

• Johns Creek Public Safety Foundation – will use the grant to purchase three specially equipped bicycles to patrol the new 191-acre park.

• Dawson County Wee Books – funds will be used to purchase books that will be sent to Dawson County children ages 0-5 years old.

• Dawson County Humane Society Inc. – will use funds to make the shelter more energy efficient.

• Bethany Place – will replace flooring in the shelter.

• Autrey Mill Nature Preserve Association – will use funds for several items that will enhance the experience of all visitors.