Stateline non-profit giving $19,500 to help area kids

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A stateline non-profit awarded grants to help area kids.

“In Youth We Trust” is run by the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. Just shy of $20,000 is going to seven local groups.

Among them is Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity, which received $5,000. Winnebago County CASA is getting $4,400, which will be used to bring in more advocates.

Find a full list of recipients below:

  • Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project (FLAP) | $3,000 | Technology, Vaccination and Workers’ Rights Education for Latinx Youth
  • Northern Illinois Food Bank | $451 | Backpack Program
  • Pegasus Special Riders | $2,000 | Program Expansion for Pegasus
  • Regional Access and Mobilization Project (RAMP) | $1,250 | RAMP’s Project SEARCH
  • Rock House Kids | $3,399 | Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Trainer Certificate Renewal
  • Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity | $5,000 | Students Building Homes
  • Winnebago County CASA | $4,400 | Retain Advocates, Renew Hope

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