Union County organizations in need of a small financial boost may now apply for a grant from The Westfield Service League. Grant applications for 2021 are available to local and area nonprofits (registered 501c3 organizations). To request an application, send an email to wsldonationapplication@gmail.com.

The deadline to submit a completed application is Feb. 23. Grants will be awarded in June.

Since 1941, WSL has distributed $2.8 million in grants to various agencies such as: C.A.S.A., Contact We Care, Covenant House, Habitat for Humanity, Mobile Meals, Westfield Food Pantry, ARC of Union County and St. Joseph's Service Center.

For 89 years, the Westfield Service League has served Westfield and Union County as a service organization and resale shop. WSL offerS a mix of new and gently used clothing for sale in Consignment and Thrift. The proceeds from these sales make it possible for WSL to award grants to other Westfield and Union County nonprofit and service organizations. WSL thanks its loyal customers, who make it possible to pay it forward or as members are fond of saying, "We put used goods to good work."

The WSL Thrift and Consignment Shop is located at 114 Elmer St., Westfield. For more information, visit thewestfieldserviceleague.org.