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Miracle Hill Ministries Recipient of $6,600 Fujikura Foundation Grant


Spartanburg, SC – AFL, is pleased to announce that Miracle Hill Ministries is the recipient of a $6,600 Fujikura Foundation Grant to support its professional development program by providing funding of learning center hardware, Internet security, and a 3-year contract for KeyTrain career readiness software. Keytrain is an education-focused tool that assesses abilities and soft skills, and provides customized learning opportunities of skills required by all jobs. This program seeks to train struggling individuals to improve their job readiness skills and become better candidates for living-wage jobs.

"The program the Foundation is funding will help train struggling individuals improve job readiness skills and become better candidates for jobs," said Corie Culp, community relations manager for AFL. "On behalf of AFL and the Fujikura Foundation, we are excited to support Miracle Hill Ministires in their endeavors to pursue the professional development of their clients."

Miracle Hill Rescue Mission - Spartanburg helped 688 individuals last year and is currently seeking ways to better serve these individuals. The professional-development program includes counseling, personal development tools as well as career development software.

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Corie Culp
Public Relations Manager