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Department of Aging Awarded $15,000 Grant

 grant-trailerThe Cashiers Community Fund and MAC Mountain Fund of the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina awarded the Jackson County Department On Aging a $ 15,000 grant through its Janirve Legacy Fund to purchase tools, and the trailer pictured, for its Project CARE/FIRE services.  Project CARE volunteers build wheelchair ramps and install safety equipment for seniors to live more safely in their homes.  Project FIRE volunteers cut and split logs into firewood for seniors to use to heat their homes and cook their meals.