Because of a new grant program, eight Baby Fold employees will see their projects come to life. The Director Emeritus Group, (DEG) made up of former board members, raised money to fund ideas that normally do not fit into the organization's budget. Baby Fold's Julie Payne said the ideas ranged from picnic tables to take-home kits for parents.
"It's just something simple that they needed to do their work," said Payne. "It just helps the staff member be even more effective in what they're doing."
Twelve employees applied for the grants that ranged from $175 to $500. Payne said the DEG members are already working on raising money for another pool of grants.
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