Bibb County Non-Financial gain Gets $10K Grant From ABC Rely on Fund

(L-R) Marjorie Bates, Volunteer, Melissa Thompson Director, Karen Burklew Alabama Energy Community Relations, Judy Johnson Volunteer

Last 7 days, Alabama Power Community Relations Supervisor Karen Burklew was on hand to current Bibb County Sav-a-Everyday living with a $10,000 Effectiveness Ahead grant from the Alabama Company Charitable (ABC) Believe in Fund. The Effectiveness Ahead software delivers grants to nonprofits to make electrical power effectiveness enhancements to their services, which can assistance offer expense cost savings that nonprofits can go on in expert services to their purchasers. Bibb County Sav-a-Daily life will use the funds to exchange and insulate home windows, incorporate insulation to the roof of the building and adjust out fluorescent light-weight bulbs to LED bulbs all over the business.

The ABC Belief Fund was designed in 1992 by Alabama Electric power to spouse with companies to assistance small-income family members pay back their power expenses. It also supports courses that boost power effectiveness for nonprofits and low-money people and people. More details can be uncovered on the ABC Belief Fund website:





Melissa Thompson, Executive Director Bibb County Sav-A-Life with Karen Burklew

Melissa Thompson, Govt Director of Bibb County Sav-A-Lifetime informed The Bibb Voice that her organization is also known as Bibb Loved ones Connections and Pregnancy Useful resource. They are located at 48 College Way in Brent, AL. The organization offers the community and surrounding areas totally free pregnancy tests, free of charge parenting classes and referrals to other sources offered in the spot.


Through the parenting classes, gals who are pregnant and/or have young children under the age of two can earn “Baby Bucks” that can be utilized to acquire merchandise from the infant boutique. The firm has donors who inventory the boutique with items for little ones and moms. These goods include diapers, wipes, cribs, motor vehicle seats, little one apparel, and even maternity apparel. The corporation attempts to be extremely deliberate with sources to aid family members in the community.

A Call to Adult males, a men’s mentoring group, meets in the creating on Saturday mornings and performs in direction of other feasible opportunities for households with the help of Richard Moeck.

Ms. Thompson mentioned that the corporation is non-income and advantages greatly from the help of gracious volunteers, donors and supporters. With out them the organization would not be equipped to carry out and supply the services they provide. Business several hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 to 1 p.m. They can be attained by cell phone at (205) 926-3170.


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