MASON CITY, Iowa- The Community Kitchen of North Iowa will be soon receiving a grant for $43,130 from the Iowa Finance Authority.
Community Kitchen of North Iowa director Amanda Ragan said they track all their expenses throughout the year and the grant is a reimbursement.
Ragan said a large portion of the grant is used to help with utilities.
“This actually helps us with even with more of the operations of it,” said Ragan. “To make sure we continue to exist here and [to help] the population that is needing very basic services.”