November 23 online meeting planned for 100+ People for Perry

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The 100+ People for Perry charity group will hold its 20th quarterly meeting virtually Monday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. online.

Since its founding, the group has contributed $133,200 to 19 local non-profit projects.

The mission of 100+ People for Perry is “to invest in Perry’s future through supporting current charities/non-profits/worthy projects which advance the quality of life,” according to the group’s press release.

The group said its goal is to make four large donations each year, which will impact the Perry community. Each contribution stays 100% in the community. No national charities are considered.

In order to qualify for funding from 100+ People for Perry, a charity/non-profit/worthy cause must be a 501 (c)(3) or sponsored by a 501 (c)(3), be project based and benefit the Perry community. Non-profit organizations may be found at https://www.guidestar.org/NonprofitDirectory.aspx

Projects should be presented according to the following guidelines:

  • Project: Who is your sponsoring 501 (c)(3)? Explain your project’s details.
  • Funding: What are your current funding sources? your potential funding sources?
  • Summary: How will your project advance the quality of life in the community and the betterment of Perry?

A summary of the Toys for Tots project, the August awardee, will be presented by a 100+ member in the meeting. Donations to Toys for Tots are still being accepted. Make checks payable to: New Opportunities (Memo Line – “Toys for Tots”). Checks may be submitted to Finneseth, Dalen and Powell PLC, P.O. Box 487, 1401 Willis Ave., Perry, IA 50220 (east side mailbox).

For more information about 100+ People for Perry, contact Tom Lipovac at tom.lipovac@gmail.com, Mark Powell at mpowell@fdplawfirm.com or Linda Kaufman at kaufmanlinda1948@gmail.com.

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