United Way awards grant to expand accessible playgrounds in Bemidji

United Way of Bemidji Area recently awarded a grant to Play and Learn for All Abilities.

PLAA’s mission is to make Bemidji’s elementary school playgrounds accessible for all children.

These community response grants, according to the United Way, are designed to respond swiftly for nonprofits that align with the United Way’s focus areas, such as Health and Education.

These funds are partially sourced from the United Way’s annual Campaign for the Community.


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