SPOKANE CO., Wash. — The Spokane County Board of Commissioners voted in favor of directing greater than $2.1 hundreds of thousands in coronavirus help funding to Second Harvest.
The cash comes from the Coronavirus Assist. Aid, and Financial Safety (CARES) Act, which was handed by Congress and signed into legislation by President Donald Trump in late March.
The cash directed to Second Harvest shall be used for meals purchases, packaging supplies, tools, gas and third-party freight to move donated meals, and price of drivers for added meals deliveries to pantries.
Second Harvest supplies meals to 250 meals banks, meal facilities and different applications throughout the Inland Northwest.
“This funding will assist Second Harvest proceed with their mission to offer meals safety for these in want in our group,” stated Commissioner Al French. “It’s a superb use for these . Over the course of the following 6 months, we are going to proceed to make use of the CARES Act funds in a means that may shield our residents and get the economic system opened up.”
Spokane County obtained $91,224,219 from the CARES Act.
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