Several local nonprofit organizations will split about $122,250 in federal money from a Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program to provide emergency food.
The United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties administered the local allocation process, with a volunteer board making the selections. All of the money goes to direct services, a news release said.
Domestic Violence Services, Jubilee Ministry of Prosser, Senior Life Resources, Cathedral of Joy-Tri-Cities Community Connections, Grace Clinic and Safe Harbor - My Friend's Place will receive money to provide emergency food in Benton County, the release said.
Connell Food Bank, Domestic Violence Services, St. Vincent de Paul, Senior Life Resources and The Salvation Army will receive money to provide emergency food in Franklin County, the release said.