Project Connect gains $7,400 in fall’s 100+ People for Perry

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The fourth-quarter meeting of the 100+ People for Perry charity group was held as a Zoom meeting Monday night, and the Perry Lutheran Homes’ Project Connect program was chosen to receive $7,400 in support from the group.

Members are requested to make checks payable to: Perry Lutheran Home (Memo Line: 100+ People-Project Connect). Checks may be submitted to Finneseth, Dalen and Powell PLC, P.O. Box 487, 1401 Willis Ave., Perry, IA 50220 (east side mailbox).

The mission of 100+ People for Perry is to invest in Perry’s future by supporting current charities, nonprofits and worthy projects that advance the quality of life. After 20 meetings, the group has pledged $140,600 to local non-profit projects.

The group aims to make four large donations each year that will impact the Perry community. Each contribution stays 100% in the community, and 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.

A list of nonprofit organizations may be found online as may the 100+ People for Perry organizational guidelines.

The next 100+ People for Perry meeting is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in joining 100+ People for Perry should contact Mark Powell at mpowell@fdplawfirm.com, Tom Lipovac at Tom.Lipovac@perry.k12.ia.us or Linda Kaufman  at kaufmanlinda1948@gmail.com.

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