Bridgeport Elks to Start Serving Those Who Served

Jan 25, 2010, 14:20 ET from Elks National Foundation

CHICAGO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With some help from the Elks National Foundation, the charitable arm of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Bridgeport Elks will provide well balanced meals once a month to veterans staying at the Homes for the Brave facility, as well as basic necessities such as nonperishable food, toiletries, clothing, etc.

Serving Those Who Served will be funded by an Impact Grant awarded to the Bridgeport Elks by the Elks National Foundation. Impact Grants are the newest addition to the Elks National Foundation's Community Investments Program. They are competitive grants designed to help Elks make a difference in their community. This year, Bridgeport Elks Lodge No. 36 is one of 49 recipients nationwide to receive an Impact Grant. The grants range from $2,500 to $10,000.

For more information about Impact Grants and to see a complete list of this year's Impact Grant recipients, visit the Elks National Foundation website at or contact the Programs Department at or 773/755-4954.

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SOURCE Elks National Foundation