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Operation Round Up® Donations

Quarter 3

Alpine Artisans

Alpine Artisans’ request for a $500 donation to support art and artists in Western Montana was approved in Q3!

Pictured: Matt Ulberg, ORU Board Chair, and Carol Evans of Alpine Artisans

Boys & Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club of Missoula County received a $2,500 donation from Operation Round Up®. These funds will support the “Back-A-Kid” Scholarship Fund, which is money used to create a safe, stable, and positive environment for students of all income levels, year-round.

Pictured: Matt Ulberg, ORU Board Chair, and Kristian Stipe, CEO of BGCM

Franklin Elementary School

Franklin Elementary School received a $1,500 donation to support their MTSS Program, which ensures all students have success with both behavior and academics during the school year.

Pictured: Matt Ulberg, ORU Board Chair, and Jamie Long, teacher at Franklin Elementary School

The Blackfoot Challenge

The Blackfoot Challenge was gifted with a donation of $500 to use towards their 2022 community presentations, which will address various aspects of drought resilience.

Pictured: Matt Ulberg, ORU Board Chair, and Jennifer Schoonen of Blackfoot Challenge, Inc.

The Veterans & Families of Seeley Lake

The Veterans & Families of Seeley Lake was given a check for $3,690. These funds will help them maintain and improve the grounds of Seeley Lake Veteran’s Memorial, on Highway 83.

Pictured: Jon Kimble, ORU Board Member, and Barbara Knopp of Veterans & Families of Seeley Lake

Potomac Valley 4-H Club

Potomac Valley 4-H Club received a donation of $250 to use on their annual events, exhibits, and program materials.

Matt Ulberg, ORU Board Chair, and Leah Nelson of Potomac Valley 4-H Club

Lolo Sign Project

Missoula County received a $1,000 donation to support the Lolo Sign Project. This project will replace the community’s welcome sign, which was tarnished during a recent windstorm.

Matt Ulberg, ORU Board Chair, Jace Holyoak, project coordinator, and Kevin Noland of Lolo Community Council

4Missoula

4Missoula received a donation of $150 from Operation Round Up®. Funds will be used to supply recreational skateboards to low-income students across Western Montana.