Wal-Mart Crescent City announces grants to “Take a Bite Out of Blight” program
Del Norte County 1st District Supervisor Roger Gitlin reports that Wal-Mart Crescent City has contributed $1500 multi-recipient grants to the take a bite out of blight program. 501c(3) recipients Our Daily Bread Ministries and Jordan Recovery Group, both of Crescent City. The Program will soon commence assisting elderly and disabled homeowners of Del Norte County in removing trash, overgrowth, and other eyesore blight from the exterior of previously-cited properties. The take a bite out blight program is a non-government outreach program which works with the Del Norte County Code Enforcement Department in identifying properties that are in violation of current County Code and assisting property owners in maintaining community standards. Our Daily Bread Ministries and Jordan Recovery Group will provide labor and tools to accomplish this goal.
Wal-Mart General Manager Nick Gonnella stated he is excited to help improve and beautify the community and is proud that Wal-Mart is the first corporate sponsor of the Blight Program.
Monetary contributions may be made to Our Daily Bread Ministries and Jordan Recovery Group. Supervisor Gitlin has also stated he will contribute to both Daily Bread and Jordan Recovery for the Program.
The Program is expected to commence by May 1.