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Moody Foundation gives another half-million to relief efforts

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 by Tai Moses

In late March, the Moody Foundation gave $1 million toward the Covid-19 relief efforts of its local partners in Central Texas. Now the foundation is committing another $500,000 in grants to its partners to provide “much-needed services, including food, shelter, PPE, computers, rent assistance, employment, education, and physical and mental health resources.” Ross Moody, trustee of the Moody Foundation, explained in a news release, “The effects from Covid-19 are far-reaching and will have long-term impacts beyond what we can even imagine. Now, more than ever, is the time to step up.” Trustee Elizabeth Moody added, “With this next round of Covid-19 grants, the Moody Foundation aims to alleviate the most pressing needs in the community, so those on the front lines and in vulnerable populations can get the care and resources they need.” The additional funds will support the following organizations: Any Baby Can, Ascension Texas Relief Fund, Austin Diaper Bank, Austin Paramedic Relief and Community Outreach Fund, Baylor Scott & White Central Texas Foundation, Boys and Girls Clubs of the Austin Area, Brighter Bites, Fredericksburg Food Pantry Inc., Friends of Marfa Library, Hays County Food Bank, Hill Country Memorial Hospital Foundation, Hope Austin, Project Transitions/Doug’s House, Round Rock Area Serving Center, The Caring Place, The Other Ones, Saint Louise House, and Young Men’s Christian Association of Austin.

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