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Juliettes House receives big grants

Philanthropy — Grants awarded from the Fred Meyer fund and The Spirit Mountain Community Fund, totaling $27,145


Juliette’s House received a $15,000 grant from the Fred Meyer Fund and a $12,145 grant from The Spirit Mountain Community Fund for its Safe Kids (CAP), a child abuse prevention and intervention workshop from kindergarten to fifth-grade students in Yamhill County elementary schools.

“Youth development is an issue that so many of our customers and employees are passionate about and we are excited to be able to help an organization like Juliette’s House as they work to prevent child abuse throughout Yamhill County,” said Zach Stratton, philanthropy coordinator for Fred Meyer stores. “Our employees throughout the company have been extremely generous and their annual donations allow us to make grants like this that impact the communities where they live and work.”

Juliette’s House performs medical and forensic assessments of children in Yamhill and Polk counties referred for suspected child abuse. They provide referrals to treatment and social services, and follow-up services and support to children and their families.

The Spirit Mountain Community Fund is the charitable foundation of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde. The fund donates nearly $3 million each year to nonprofits throughout Oregon, according to a press release.

The Fred Meyer Fund community grants are funded solely by donations from Fred Meyer employees from its 133 stores throughout Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. The Fred Meyer Fund awards grants to nonprofit organizations dedicated to youth development, hunger reduction, military family support, cancer research and awareness and environmental education.

For more information about Juliette’s House or its services, call 1-503-687-1313 or visit its website www.julietteshouse.com.




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