PALM HARBOR, FL, March 30, 2017 – The Wimauma Council for the Common Good is pleased to announce new investments for the Wimauma Common Good Initiative. Over $1.5 million has been invested by Allegany Franciscan Ministries since the initiative began in 2014, and an additional $1 million has been committed to Wimauma this year. Most recently, Catholic Volunteers in Florida was awarded $320,000 over two years for Building Community Capacity in Wimauma 2.0 through the LEAD (Leadership Exploration And Development) Initiative.
“We at Catholic Volunteers in Florida are thrilled with this award,” said Elizabeth Buckley, Catholic Volunteers in Florida’s Executive Director. “This grant helps us achieve greater leadership opportunities for our second year volunteers, and aligns our vision for community impact with a vibrant and inspiring network of nonprofit partners who are on the front lines of creating community solutions. We are excited to launch CVIF LEAD in Wimauma and thank Allegany Franciscan Ministries’ Common Good Initiative for making it possible.”
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