MORONGO BASIN - Morongo Basin Transit Authority was proud to award Reach Out Morongo Basin a $20,000 grant from their Transportation Assistance Grant (TAG) Program to help with transportation services.
“MBTA is excited to be able to partner with Reach Out Morongo Basin through this grant program,” said McArthur Wright, Board Vice Chairman of MBTA. “Reach Out offers such great services to the basin residence that closely parallel what we do at MBTA.”
Morongo Basin Transit Authority staff developed a procurement program from the sale of vehicles that results in non-publicly funded income from fees paid by other organizations in order to access MBTA’s vehicle purchasing contracts. The MBTA Board has authorized staff in the to fund eligible transportation assistance projects within the Morongo Basin.
“Reach Out truly appreciates the support of MBTA for our transportation program,” said Robin Schlosser, Executive Director. “As a small organization in the basin this grant make a world of difference in the lives of the low income, senior and disabled community members we serve.”
CAPTION - Morongo Basin Transit Authority Vice Chair McArthur Wright presents a check for $20,000 to Kurt Schauppner Board President for Reach Out Morongo Basin. Also present were Mark Goodale, MBTA General Manager and Robin Schlosser, Executive Director for Reach Out Morongo Basin.