YORK COUNTY, Maine — Because of the overwhelming response over the previous few days from greater than 100 native households in want, the Tramuto Basis and its accomplice group, Well being eVillages, have doubled the previously announced Encourage Chat Vacation Fund to $20,000.
Nevertheless, in an effort to course of requests for present playing cards to be issued in time for the vacation, the deadline for submitting requests for funds has been moved up by three days, to Wednesday, Dec. 16.
Businessman, creator and well being care activist Donato Tramuto, founding father of two nonprofits, Well being eVillages and the Tramuto Basis, stated he has been emotionally touched by the various private tales that accompanied requests made by native households, together with the extent of want that has escalated because of COVID-19. The 2 organizations have partnered to extend the vacation fund in an effort to give extra York County households a possibility to have their requests permitted.
“Whereas this cash received’t deliver again a liked one, or ease the long-term financial results this pandemic has delivered to households, we’re hoping this present from the Tramuto Basis will deliver some cheer throughout a season that in abnormal instances is stuffed with happiness and love for households and associates,” Tramuto stated.
Please electronic mail Tramuto Basis Vice President of Stakeholder’s partnership, Katie Eaton at: email@example.com by Dec. 16 and supply a easy rationalization as to why the person or household is in want, together with their mailing handle. The applicant shall be notified and a present card shall be issued in time for Christmas.