Moody County programs to receive $83,000

Interlakes Area United Way announces grant funding for 2023

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MADISON, S.D. – Some Moody County non-profits can expect a financial boost this year thanks to Interlakes Area United Way (IAUW). The community service organization recently announced $129,957 in grant funds to 31 total organizations in 2023.
 Nearly two-thirds of the recipients are based in and/or serve Moody County and will collectively receive $83,289.
 IAUW coordinates financial and volunteer resources for non-profit agencies in Lake, Miner and Moody Counties. Programs which address and support mental and physical health, education and financial stability may be eligible.
 “Our goal is to change lives and improve the communities we serve,” said IAUW President Lori Gustaf. “We focus on programs related to health and wellness, youth enrichment, education and development, senior outreach and basic needs and support.”
 2023 recipients serving Moody County include:
 •American Red Cross - Disaster Cycle Services
• Boys & Girls Club of Moody County
• Delta Dental Mobile Program
• Dolly Parton Imagination Library

• EmBe Girls on the Run
• Flandreau Elementary Weekend Fuel
• Flandreau MS/HS Weekend Fuel
• Girl Scouts - Dakota Horizons Leadership Experience
• High Plains Alternative School
• ICAP 60’s Plus Dining
• ICAP Head Start Pre-Birth to Five
• ICAP VITA
• Interlakes Senior Citizen Center
• LSS Mentoring Services at FMS
• Madison VFW Baseball
• Moody County 4-H Robotics
• Moody County Child Protection Team
• Rutland Elementary Out of School Time
• The Wholeness Center
• IAUW Caring Fund
 Grant funding was made possible in part by the generosity of individuals and businesses who donated to IAUW’s most recent campaign drive, which concluded in December. Other fundraising efforts included IAUW’s annual WIN BIG Raffle and Dine Out to Donate promotion.