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United Way Grants Benefit Local Groups

United Way gave out $25,000 worth of grants.

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ITHACA N.Y--(WENY-TV)-- Nine local organization were awarded grants from the Tompkins County United Way in Ithaca Thursday evening.  The grants which were awarded by members of the 2013 Youth and Philanthropy Council totaled 25 thousand dollars. The youth panel which had to work together to decide who gets money and how much consists, of fifteen high school students. One of the organizations that benefited from the grant program tonight was Alternatives Impact, who received fifty two hundred dollars. They are a tax support program that assists low income people and families in the tax filing and preparation process.