Hangtown Haven receives $7,500 grant from the Sacramento Region Community Foundation
Hangtown Haven Inc., the Placerville non-profit corporation established to create and operate a homeless facility on upper Broadway in Placerville, has been awarded a grant of $7,500 by the Sacramento Region Community Foundation, according to Priscilla Enriquez, chief giving officer for SRCF.
According to a press release from Hangtown Haven Inc. president Art Edwards, the grant will be used to pay for the operation of the homeless center through the winter months and into the summer. The grant will pay for general operation of the facility, including electricity, the rent of portable toilets, lease cost and grounds upkeep and maintenance.
“We heard about the grant from Bill Roby, president of the El Dorado County Community Foundation and applied for it,” said Edwards. “Priscilla Enriquez came up for a tour of the camp and we were notified a week or two later that we had been awarded the grant. ”
The money has already been received and ...