MECU of Baltimore Awards 116 grants to Baltimore neighborhoods
BALTIMORE, MD (May 4, 2015) — On Saturday March 25, 2015, MECU of Baltimore’s Chairman of the Board, Herman Williams Jr., delivered checks to representatives of 116 neighborhood and community organizations to help them organize events this summer and fall. This is the fourth year that MECU has awarded Neighborhood Event Grants through a partnership with the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts.
Many of the grants were for block parties, neighborhood beautification and back to school events. There were also grants for health fairs and HIV screening and prevention events. All the grants are for events that strengthen Baltimore’s neighborhoods and help people in the communities come together.
MECU is a member-owned not-for-profit financial cooperative committed to providing its members with high quality financial services, and outstanding service to our communities, through sound management and innovation for almost 80 years. It represents over 106,000 members, with assets of $1.2 billion.