Heart of Cook awards grants to 29 non-profit organizations

American Electric Power’s Senior Vice President & Chief Nuclear Officer Joel Gebbie, center, stands with Lory\'s Place Family Service Coordinator Denise Thomas, left, and bereavement and donor support coordinator Trisha Pickett

BRIDGMAN, Mich. -- The Heart of Cook awarded grants to 29 non-profit organizations during a reception at Cook Nuclear Plant on June 9.

The Heart of Cook is a fund held by the Berrien Community Foundation. A committee of Cook Nuclear Plant employees review all grant applications and make decisions.

The 29 organizations received a total of $78,561.

  • The Acorn Center for the Performing Arts
  • Advancing Christ’s Kingdom Ministries – Michigan City
  • The Avenue Family Network
  • Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety
  • Benton Harbor Public Library
  • Berrien Area Hockey Association
  • Berrien Community Foundation
  • Berrien County Youth Fair Association, Inc.
  • Boy Scout Troop 603
  • Bridgman Blessing in a Backpack
  • Feeding America West Michigan
  • Ferry Street Resource Center
  • Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana
  • Green Bridge Browers
  • HOPE Resources
  • Lest We Forget
  • Living Epistle Fellowship
  • LOGAN Community Resources, Inc.
  • Lory's Place
  • Lybrook Elementary School
  • Oronoko Charter Township
  • Readiness Center
  • The Region of Three Oaks Museum
  • Senior Nutrition Services
  • Spring Creek Horses Help Foundation
  • St. Augustine of Canterbury Tiny Houses for Big Change
  • St. Joseph High School Key Club
  • St. Joseph Township Fire Department - Station # 1
  • St. Margaret's House
  • Summit Financial Wellness
  • Three Oaks Township
  • Vista Maria
  • Youth Development Company/PAL
  • YWCA of Greater Central Indiana
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