REDMOND, OR -- The Redmond City Council is using more than 151-thousand dollars in federal CARES Act funds to help community organizations. The Redmond Senior Center Meals on Wheels Program will receive 18-thousand dollars. Meal requests have jumped 50-per cent since March and continue to go up. The coordinator of the Redmond Community Development Block Grant Program, Elizabeth McManee says they surveyed non profits as to community needs when they learned they were getting CARES Act money. She says the Latino Community Association is receiving 30-thousand dollars and Thrive Central Oregon will receive 53-thousand dollars….both organizations will use the money to help people in danger of becoming homeless..