Catholic Charities handing out grants to March flood victims

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Catholic Charities says it will distribute $10,000 in emergency grants to flood victims in Northeast Wisconsin.

Each person or family will get $200. Anyone with income less than $60,000 can request a flood assistance grant.

The money is for flood victims who reside in the 16 counties served by the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay.

The money is intended for these costs:

--Cleanup
--Replacing destroyed items
--Buying a dehumidifier
--Daily living expenses
--Security deposit assistance
--Temporary housing

The grants will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis.

The March 14-15 flooding caused millions of dollars of damage in numerous Northeast Wisconsin communities. Dozens of homes were condemned.

To request a grant, contact Ted Phernetton at 920-272-8234 or email tphernetton@gbdioc.org