AEP donations $126K to South Bend’s Cultivate Food Rescue

first_imgIndianaLocalNews Google+ Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest WhatsApp By Brooklyne Beatty – January 22, 2021 1 415 (Photo Supplied/Indiana Michigan Power) A well-known utility company is doing its part to help curb food insecurity among children and families.The American Electric Power Foundation, on behalf of Indiana Michigan Power, plans to donate $126,000 to Cultivate Food Rescue, which aims to fight hunger through food rescue in South Bend.The grant money will specifically go toward the organization’s Backpack Program, which ensures children in St. Joseph, Elkhart and Marshall Counties have food on weekends.  Children receive six frozen meals per weekend through the school year.In total, the donation will help provide 63,000 meals to local children. Facebookcenter_img TAGSAEPamerican electric powerchildrenCultivate Food Rescuedonationgranti&mIndianaIndiana Michigan Powernon-profitSouth Bend Previous articleFood Bank of Northern Indiana releases mobile food distribution schedule, Jan. 25-29Next articleSouth Bend police investigating overnight shooting Brooklyne Beatty Facebook Google+ Pinterest Twitter AEP donations $126K to South Bend’s Cultivate Food Rescuelast_img read more