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Local charity gives $420,000 in grants to veteran services

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(IMG:WPMI){ }Giving Back: Local charity gives $420,000 in grants to veteran services

The Community Foundation of South Alabama has awarded several veteran organization grants totaling to $420,000.

They released a statement that read in part:

As part of its Veterans Initiative, The Community Foundation of South Alabama is pleased to announce the award of $420,000 in competitive grants to the following local nonprofit organizations dedicated to serving veterans in southwest Alabama: BayouClinic, Inc., Equine Therapy Group Foundation, Family Counseling Center of Mobile (Lifelines), Heroes On the Water – South Alabama Chapter, Housing First, Inc., Service Dogs Alabama and Veterans Recovery Resources.

NBC 15 was at the Equine Therapy Group to find out just how they will be using their grant to help local veterans.