Y-12 FCU Gives Foundation is accepting grant application requests for organizations that focus on fighting childhood hunger until Jan. 15, 2020.

Grants by the foundation, which was established by Y-12 Federal Credit Union and headquartered in Oak Ridge, will reflect the change in purpose to focus on organizations working to fight childhood hunger, the foundation said in a news release.

The foundation was launched July 17, 2017, and has provided over $100,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations in the credit union's service area that includes Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Knox, Loudon, Roane, Sevier and Union counties.

The Blount County branch offices of Y-12 FCU are located at 2901 Old Knoxville Highway and 624 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway.

Effective with the 2020 grant cycle, the focus of the Y-12 FCU Gives Foundation will be fighting childhood hunger. The purpose is to reduce the number of undernourished children in the communities the credit union serves by providing food, knowledge and resources. To complete a grant request and/or for additional information visit Y-12fcugives.org.

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