Steamboat briefs: FEMA emergency food, shelter funds available

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A national board, chaired by the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency, has selected the Northern Rockies jurisdiction to receive $41,657 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in Routt, Eagle, Pitkin, Summit, Grand and Jackson counties. A local board will determine how funds are to be distributed among local agencies providing emergency food and/or shelter programs that have applied for funding. The local board is seeking applications from agencies that are a private, voluntary nonprofit group or unit of government; are eligible to receive federal funds; have an accounting system; are non-discriminatory; and have a voluntary board.

Agencies interested in applying for emergency food and shelter program funds can contact Michelle Kazmier at 970-262-3888, ext. 314, or michellek@summitfirc.org. Applications must be received by May 20 for consideration.

Volunteers needed for Humble Ranch program

Volunteers are needed for Humble Ranch Education and Therapy Center’s equine-assisted programs from June 14 through August. No horse experience is needed, and morning and evening opportunities are available.

Volunteer training is from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and 4 to 8 p.m. June 1 at Humble Ranch. RSVP to Pat at 879-3443 or pat@humbleranch.com. For more information about Humble Ranch’s programs or volunteer opportunities, visit www.humbletherapy.org.

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