The MFA Oil Foundation has awarded a grant of $2,000 to the New Life Project of Lebanon to assist with purchasing a burglar alarm and security system.
The New Life House is a transitional home for women coming out of prison or jail.
“It’s a safe place for them to get a new start in life where we can teach them life skills, help them get jobs, get back on their feet and maybe get their family back,” New Life House President Angela Hough said.
She said New Life has a full-time supervisor and a part-time supervisor, but unfortunately does not have the funds for 24 hour operation. The donation will help them a get a new security system.
The MFA Oil Foundation provides support to nonprofit organizations that are working to improve communities where MFA Oil has a significant concentration of members and employees, Since it was established in 1998, the MFA Oil Foundation has awarded more than $1 million in grants.
MFA Oil Senior Director of Employee Engagement and Culture Tom May described the MFA Oil Foundation as “a program that allows our company to give support back to the rural communities that are the foundation of our business.
The grants the Foundation awards help support many youth programs and organizations active in addressing solving community problems and improving the quality of life.”
MFA Oil company, formed in 1929m is a farmer-owned cooperative with more than 40,000 members.
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