Project G.A.I.N. awarded $5,000 to launch youth program
Hugo, Oklahoma (September 13, 2023) – ITCGreat Plains is supporting the launch of a new youth program through a $5,000 grant awarded to Project G.A.I.N.
Project G.A.I.N. was established to provide youth leadership and professional development for Choctaw County and surrounding areas. For 20 years, the non-profit organization has been providing community-building services through volunteering, mentoring, recreation, socialization, and real-life situations. The introduction of L.I.F.E. University will focus on the latter, aimed toward equipping youth with knowledge and experience in four key areas: leadership, innovation, fellowship, and education.
“The introduction of L.I.F.E. University will help us prepare our youth for life, break generational cycles of poverty, and bring about social change,” said Founder and Director Mehlenie Adamson. “ITC Great Plains’ $5,000 grant will allow us to renovate our Washington Heights Hope Center, which will be utilized as a training site for this program.”
Through its grant programs, ITC Great Plains supports organizations that make a strong, positive social impact and improve the quality of life in the communities served by the company.
“ITC Great Plains is honored to support Project G.A.I.N. and the launch of their new youth program,” said ITC Local Government and Community Affairs Regional Manager Kim Goodnight. “Preparing today’s youth for mentorship, volunteering and career readiness will benefit all aspects of the community we serve.”
Project G.A.I.N. was established in 2003 and continues to serve at-risk youth and their families through their services. For more information visit www.projectgain.net.
About ITC Great Plains
ITC Great Plains LLC is a subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp., the largest independent electricity transmission company in the U.S. ITC Great Plains operates approximately 470 circuit miles of transmission lines in Kansas and Oklahoma. The company maintains regional offices in Dodge City, Topeka and Wichita, Kansas, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. For further information visit www.itc-holdings.com. ITC Holdings Corp. is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., a leader in the North American regulated electric and gas utility industry. For further information visit www.fortisinc.com.
Darcy Ehrmann, Senior Communications Specialist, ITC Great Plains
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Mehlenie Adamson, Founder/Director, Project G.A.I.N.
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