Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Fire Prevention Grant for the Healthy Homes Coalition of West MichiganWednesday, July 30, 2014
U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin today announced support for the Healthy Homes Coalition of West Michigan to help increase public safety through fire prevention and preparedness. This $48,719 grant comes through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Fire Prevention and Safety Program.
"Today's announcement is great news families in Kent County," said Stabenow. "Organizations like the Healthy Homes Coalition of West Michigan play a critical role in fire prevention and preparedness, and they rely on this support to keep their communities safe."
"Every child deserves to grow up in a safe and secure home," said Levin. "This grant will help the Healthy Homes Coalition of West Michigan bring us closer to that goal."
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant program is part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). These competitive grants will help enhance public safety through activities such as fire prevention education and awareness. More information about the grant can be found at http://www.fema.gov/welcome-assistance-firefighters-grant-program.