MCEF grant award helps add ramps for loan at Minot office,

Posted: Jul 18 2022
MCEF grant award helps add ramps for loan at Minot office,
NDAD recently was one of 16 local nonprofits awarded a total of $62,000 from The Minot Community Endowment Fund (MCEF).

A group photo showing recipients of 2022 Minot Community Endowment Fund recipients holding a symbolic check for $62,000, which was the total amount awarded to 16 local nonprofits, including NDAD.Representatives from many MCEF grant recipients gathered for a photo, including NDAD's Marsha Dupré (left, holding the right corner of the ceremonial check), client services representative for Minot and north-central North Dakota.

DAD's Minot office received a $1,500 grant to purchase three 10-foot metal ramps for our charity's Healthcare Equipment Loan Program (HELP).

The Minot Community Endowment Fund is a permanent, component fund of the North Dakota Community Foundation (NDCF). Established in 1976, NDCF is a general-purpose charitable organization that manages more than 780 funds to improve the quality of life for North Dakotans. For more information, go to NDCF.org.

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