As part of the Nourishing Neighbors initiative and the Feed the Love campaign, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Kellogg’s teamed up on Wednesday to present a $ 25,000 donation to Love & Care Ministries, which supports economically disadvantaged and disadvantaged people. homeless in Abilene.

The donation will directly support Love & Care Ministries’ CarePack for Kids program, which provides food on weekends to children in the region at risk of food insecurity.

“We are blessed to be able to help our community through this incredible partnership with Kellogg’s,” United Family representative Mark Yowell said in a press release. “The work Love & Care Ministries does for this community is so important and we hope these funds will support their new initiative to help children at risk of going hungry.”

Condley and the Managing Partner of Company Names

Condley and Company LLP recently announced that Jeff D. Graham, CPA, has been appointed Managing Partner, effective June 1, succeeding Ray Ferguson in this role.

Graham, who joined the accounting firm in 1995, has been an assurance partner since 2000.

Graham, a Rangers native living in Clyde, holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Southwest Texas State University.

Applications for relief grants are still open for small businesses

Small businesses looking for help with a pandemic can still apply for relief funding under the second round of the Abilene Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grants Program. The CFA awarded more than $ 342,000 in the first round of the program.

Funded by grants to the City of Abilene from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, grants ranging from $ 2,500 to $ 50,000 will be awarded to eligible businesses that have lost revenue due to the pandemic.

Applicant companies must be based in Abilene, have a gross income of less than $ 750,000 in 2020 and show a loss of income from the previous year. Additionally, the business owner and / or at least one employee should be considered low to moderate income as per HUD guidelines.

Applications will be accepted until June 30 and applicants will be notified of the awards by July 30.

To apply or for information, including additional eligibility requirements, visit For more information, call the CFA at 325-676-3883.

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