The Madera Rescue Mission has been awarded a $20,000 grant by the Fresno Regional Foundation through the Bennett Family Foundation.
The mission’s executive director, Rev. Felix Vigil, accepted the check Wednesday from the Fresno Regional Foundation’s chief executive officer, Daniel G. DeSantis.
Vigil said the funds would go toward food, common expenses and a case management worker who is to be hired soon.
“Our primary mission that we have here is to serve the least, the last and the lost, but also to promote life renewal and self sustainability,” said Vigil...