OATS Transit receives grant from the Community Foundation of Central Missouri

OATS Transit receives grant from the Community Foundation of Central Missouri
Dion Knipp, OATS transit regional director is joined by John Baker, executive director of the Community Foundation of Central Missouri.

OATS Transit, a Missouri based not-for-profit transportation provider, received a Community Service Grant from the Community Foundation of Central Missouri.
This $1,000 grant will be used toward transportation for seniors and individuals with disabilities in Boone County. OATS Transit provides transportation for medical appointments, essential shopping, nutrition and work for individuals with disabilities, seniors, and rural residents of any age.

“We are truly grateful to the Community Foundation of Central Missouri during this challenging time,” said Dion Knipp, Mid-Missouri regional director of OATS Transit. “Their commitment to our transportation service enables us to help Mid-Missourians reach needed community resources.”

OATS Transit applied the the foundations grants committee. That board noted that seniors, in particular, will benefit from the service.

John Baker, executive director of the Community Foundation of Central Missouri, cited the benefit for those with mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and more.

“We appreciate OATS’ good work,” he added.

For more information about OATS Transit please visit our website at www.oatstransit.org and facebook.com/oatstransit.

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