Starke United recently awarded several agencies with money from donations. The Coalition Against Domestic Abuse, Community Services of Starke County, Drug and Tobacco Free of Starke County, Junior Achievement, Love INC, Starke County WIC, Starke County ABATE, Starke County CASA, The Caring Place, The Salvation Army Starke County Unit, and the Starke County Youth Club all received grant money of $3,500 or less.
Starke United’s grants are based upon community needs with a focus on education when possible. All applications were reviewed by a committee of community members from mixed areas of the County. In all, $25,000 was allocated for the grant cycle.