OATS Transit Receives Grant Funds from Jefferson Foundation
(Festus, Missouri, December 6, 2022) – OATS Transit, a Missouri-based
not-for-profit transportation provider, announced today that it has received a grant from the Jefferson Foundation totaling $100,000.
These funds will be used to provide rides to Jefferson County residents using OATS Transit/ JeffCo Express/JC Transit. The company operates under three names in the county but is all owned & operated by OATS Transit. OATS Transit provides transportation for work, medical appointments, and essential shopping for individuals of any age in Jefferson County. The primary trip request in the county is for employment, including both community and sheltered workshops.
“Thanks to the Jefferson Foundation this grant allows us to match our federal grants with local funds,” said Dorothy Yeager, Executive Director of OATS Transit. “The funds will stay directly in Jefferson County to help local residents get to the place they need to go,” added Yeager.
For more information about OATS Transit or the schedule for Jefferson County please visit the website at www.oatstransit.org/jefferson. The company is also in need of more drivers in the county for anyone looking to start a new career. Area residents wanting to schedule rides should call the local office at 636-933-9380.