Pictured is Madras High School Swim Team Head Coach Bobby DeRoest & swim team members receiving a H.E.L.P., the Charity Grant check for $200.00 cash & $200.00 in Matching Food Grant Voucher from Madras Figaro’s Pizza owner Tom Hansen. DeRoest submitted the grant application to present the funds to Dave Towers in appreciation for his invaluable help in the success of the swim team program. Dave volunteered 10 hours per week for 3 months.

Madras Figaro’s Pizza proudly supports H.E.L.P., the Charity. H.E.L.P stands for “Helping Education with Love & Pizza.”Figaro’s Pizza owner & staff want to show their support for local schools & community by giving back. The H.E.L.P. grants will be presented for school funding to assist in special projects, equipment, school supplies needed, and/or teaching programs. H.E.L.P., the Charity announced that in the first 24 months of existence, it has all ready issued 141 awards of grants totaling $31,092.00. Of this amount $2,000.00 was presented by the Madras Figaro’s to local schools & non-profits.

As a Figaro’s Pizza customer, a portion of your purchases will go towards H.E.L.P., the Charity, and 100% of that fund is distributed within your community & schools. Please stop by Figaro’s Pizza at 37 SW H St in Madras to pick a H.E.L.P., the Charity Grant application or go to www.figaros.com & click on Fundraising & Charity to print an application. Please return completed applications to the store or fax to 541-475-5506.