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Emergency grant awarded to Kennett organization

KENNETT, MO (KFVS) -

An emergency grant has been awarded to a Dunklin County non-profit organization helping those affected by spring floods.

The Missouri Foundation of Health (MFH) announced it has made a second round of emergency grants totaling more than $500,000  to health-focused non-profits in hard-hit areas of southeast and southwest Mo.

Virgie's Place in Kennett was awarded $25,000 allowing the organization to provide food, medical and dental supplies and personal hygiene items for families affected by floods.

MFH officials say six other southeast Mo. non-profits have received 2011 flood assistance grants.

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