By Ted Olinger, KP News
Mustard Seed Project Receives Major Grant.
And it came from a man who used to dress up as Santa Claus.
Six months after breaking ground on the first assisted-living homes for elders on the Key Peninsula — a dream that took over a decade to launch — the Mustard Seed Project received the largest donation in its 16-year history to help complete it.
The William A. Looney Family Foundation awarded TMSP a $3 million grant in April to develop the new campus in Key Center, expand support services for KP elders, and to provide a reserve fund for residents in need once they have moved into the new homes.
“It’s pretty amazing, we’re very grateful,” said Executive Director Eric Blegen. “It doesn’t eliminate our need to continue to fundraise and all that, but it gives us some great startup funding for these programs so that we can get them going quickly.”
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Source of Article: The Key Peninsula News