Journal Gazette Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to Amani Family Services
Fort Wayne, IN (April 16, 2019) – Amani Family Services has been awarded a grant in the amount of $10,000 from the Journal Gazette Foundation.
The grant will be used to support Amani’s capital campaign and the organization’s mission of partnering with immigrant and refugee families and the community to promote safety, encourage personal growth, and foster a spirit of belonging.
“The purpose of our capital campaign is to help more and more immigrants and refugees know that they belong here. There will be a safe space for people of all backgrounds to reach out and connect. I am so appreciative of the Journal Gazette support and hope that this will encourage others to give,” says Irene Paxia, Executive Director at Amani Family Services.
Amani Family Services is a private nonprofit organization serving around 1,000 families and individuals from around the world who have made Allen County their home. It is one of the largest nonprofit agencies serving immigrants and refugees in the area, offering five programs, and employing approximately 45 multilingual staff members and contractors. Amani services include child abuse and neglect intervention and prevention, victim care, support for human trafficking victims, and counseling.