Harlingen, Texas (KVEO)—The Moody foundation, awarded $250,000 to Hidalgo County to support first responders, frontline workers and to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE).
According to the foundation, they believed the timing of the grant was crucial as the county responds to recovery efforts following Hurricane Hanna and the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We are grateful to the Moody Foundation for this generous donation,” said Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez. “Dealing with a pandemic in the middle of a hurricane has tested our resources to the limit. This money will assist our first responders by empowering them with more resources to serve our people in need.”
This grant was awarded as part of the Moody Foundation’s recent round of COVID-19 relief grants to continue supporting immediate basic needs and first responders assistance in Texas.
“The Moody Foundation stands with all Texans, and we’re committed to working with our Texas communities who have been hit hard by the pandemic,” said Ross Moody, trustee of the Moody Foundation “Hidalgo County is a resilient community, and we’re confident they will emerge stronger and better than ever.”
The Moody Foundation is a charitable foundation incorporated in Texas and based in the island city of Galveston.