SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation has granted $2,500 to the Sweetwater Family Resource Center to help support the Family Independence Program.
The funding will help meet basic needs for families who have low incomes and are taking a step forward to improve their overall situation. The program especially works toward helping people to maintain adequate housing.
“Rocky Mountain Power Foundation is proud to contribute to the Sweetwater Family Resource Center.”
– Craig Nelson, Rocky Mountain Power Customer and Community Manager
Grants are made by the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation to charitable, non-profit tax exempt organizations that have on impact on communities served by Rocky Mountain Power and Pacific Power. The grants help those nonprofits continue their work in the categories of education, civic and community betterment, culture and arts, and health, welfare and social services.
Sweetwater Family Resource Center Director Kathy Garrison said, “We are especially grateful for the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation’s generosity. They are helping families in our community to maintain secure housing as families work to address the serious financial needs they are facing. The donation will have a positive impact for those families and for our community.
The need for assistance has been high at a time when funding has been difficult, so the impact of this donation is important.”
The Sweetwater Family Resource Center works toward a community of stable and non-violent families and individuals by providing well-structured programs and services to promote their well-being.
About the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation is part of the PacifiCorp Foundation, one of the largest utility-endowed foundations in the United States. The foundation was created in 1988 by PacifiCorp, and electric utility serving 1.8 million customers in six Western states as Rocky Mountain Power (Utah, Wyoming and Idaho) and Pacific Power (Oregon, Washington and California). The foundation’s mission, through charitable investments, is to support the growth and vitality of the communities served by Rocky Mountain Power and Pacific Power. For more information, visit Rocky Mountain Power Foundation on their website.