Gov. Evers celebrates millions to La Crosse area organizations

The money comes from the state's Equitable Recovery Grant program

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is celebrating grant money for to La Crosse area organizations.

The money comes from the state’s Equitable Recovery Grant program.

Members of the YWCA La Crosse and Couleecap joined the governor in La Crosse Thursday to talk about how the money will be used.

The organizations received $1 million and $545,000, respectively, from the state’s ‘Equitable Recovery Grant program.

“What the pandemic has done has it’s forced us to not forget about the people that continue to struggle,” Evers said.

Great Rivers United Way received $855,956.17.

The Vang Council of La Crosse also received $820,000.

The Crawford County Opportunity Center received a little more than $457,142.

$120,000 went to The Open Door Clinic Inc. in Chippewa Falls.

$82 million is going to organizations around the state.

You can find a full list of grant recipients here.

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