Brockville May Court Club members at their October meeting voted $15,650.98 to support good works in the community.
This amount is in addition to annual contribution of $25,740 already budgeted.
All monies stay in the community and are raised mostly through sales at the May Court Thrift Shop, located at 75 King St. W., in historic downtown Brockville.
Funding requests are voted three times a year: October, January and April. This month Special Olympics, Pathfinders and Rangers, Meals-on-Wheels and Weekender meals for school children were major recipients. May Court also funds special needs for disabled, dental and eye requests.
Nutrition needs are a special concern. Annual funding goes to food banks, Loaves&Fishes and school nutrition programs.
May Court’s Thrift Shop has opened under restrictions imposed by Covid-19, well aware of restrictions imposed on customers, dedicated volunteers, families and student employees.
Donations are needed more than ever, while consignment sales are on hold for the time being. Clean gently used clothing and small household items are welcome.
Shop hours at 75 King street west in historic downtown Brockville are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Donations are welcomed during shop hours Tuesday-Friday, Saturday until 1 p.m.
All proceeds from shop sales go to local community needs.