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Supers approve $150K for Interfaith veteran, family center



The site of the future Interfaith Veteran and Family Center in Escondido.

The site of the future Interfaith Veteran and Family Center in Escondido.

The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, September 15 unanimously approved Third District Neighborhood Reinvestment Program applications from a variety of nonprofit groups.

Third District Supervisor Dave Roberts told the Times-Advocate, “I am especially excited to direct $150,000 to Interfaith Community Services to open the Hawthorne Veteran and Family Resource Center. The 10,000-square-foot facility in Escondido will serve clients with physical or mental conditions and provide self-sufficiency services to veterans and their families.”

Tuesday’s action also will benefit these groups:

California Center for the Arts Escondido Foundation ($10,000); Helen Woodward Animal Center ($6,268); La Costa Dreams, Inc. ($3,500); Rancho Bernardo Business Association ($3,125); Rancho Bernardo Sunrise Rotary Club ($5,000), and Voices for Children ($13,100).

.Each supervisors has $1 million in this discretionary fund that is spent in his or her district.


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