County awarded funds for food and shelter

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Will County has been chosen to receive $364,624 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by the National Board that is chaired by the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from the American Red Cross; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.; The Salvation Army; United Jewish Communities; and United Way of America. The national board was charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs...