Outer Banks Community Foundation awards ICO $10,000 COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant

Published 10:51 am Sunday, March 29, 2020

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In order to meet emerging vital needs, the Outer Banks Community Foundation has launched a COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants Program to support area nonprofits as they adapt, expand or initiate vital programs to serve the Outer Banks through the coronavirus crisis.

ICO plays a vital role in the community by providing assistance to individuals and families facing a temporary emergency crisis in Dare and Currituck counties.  For those experiencing a temporary emergency crisis due to COVID-19, ICO will be taking applications over the phone at 252-480-0070 or online at interfaithoutreach.com.

In 2019, ICO was able to give back over $308,000 in monetary outreach to the community. ICO helps with rent, mortgage, transportation, auto insurance, car payments, transportation supplies, car repairs, gas vouchers, dental, co-pays for doctor appointments, surgery down payments, prescriptions, mental health, other medical needs, utilities; water, electric, phone minutes if you are looking for a job or need it for medical appointment, child care and hurricane relief. For cancer clients, ICO provides medical transportation reimbursement, grants for bills while going through treatment on a case by case basis and referrals to other agencies

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To donate or refer someone, reach ICO at 252-480-0070, PO 1663 Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 or www.interfaithoutreach.com.



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