Melissa Hargett, Times DailyAdvocate for families in poverty gets grant

One person at a time above the poverty line,” is the motto of Shoals Area Families founder Melissa Hargett.

Hargett received a Pollination Project grant of $1,000 on June 27 for her dedication to helping impoverished families in the Shoals overcome their hardships.

Pollination Project, an international service organization, awards single $1,000 grants 365 days of the year to change-makers across the world. Hargett is the first in Alabama to be awarded the grant.