2018 Grant Recipients

Alleghany Partnership for Children  - $15,000    
To fund Haven of Hope Advocacy Center for children that includes rooms for exams, interviews and supervised visitation

Piney Creek Volunteer Fire Department  - $20,000    
Construction of a new fire station and community center

Solid Rock Food Closet  -  $2,500    
Purchase of pre-packaged, kid-friendly backpack food for summer 2019 feeding program

Ashe County Sharing Center - $3,000    
Support for Ashe Senior Mobile Pantry providing food for over 3,000 homebound seniors

New River Conservancy -  $15,000    
To help secure 350 acres of Elk Shoals as part of the New River State Park

Shoes For Kids  -  $10,000    
Shoe closets for children served by Ashe County Partnership for Children and Foster Care program

Caldwell County Lions Activities Assoc., Inc.  -  $500    
10 free eye clinics annually to local low income recipients

Caldwell Opportunities, Inc.  -  $6,870  
 Two ADA operators with wireless handicap push plates for those with accessibility concerns

Caldwell Senior Center  -  $5,000    
Support for ongoing Medicare program counseling and enrollments

Chapel of Rest Preservation Society  -  $2,890    
New fire alarm system to deter theft, vandalism and fire

Communities in Schools - Caldwell Co.  -  $1,855    
Funding for 10 Chrome Books for CIS students

Helping Hands Clinic  -  $3,000    
Pilot project support or uninsured adult dental care 

Koinonia, Inc  -  $5,000    
Mini-split HVAC unit

Teacher Treasures  -  $500    
Ongoing free school supplies for Caldwell County educators

The Caldwell Halfway House  -  $5,000    
Ongoing interior renovations for residents

OASIS  -  $2,000    
Funding for utility deposits and other housing obstacles for families fleeing abuse

Sugar Grove Developmental Day School  -  $7,500  
Playground improvements for infants, toddlers, tweenie and preschool students

Western Youth Network  -  $2,500    
Expansion of child mentoring program in Avery County

 

Special Olympics  -   $2,500
Engage children and adults with intellectual disabilities in a sports program to improve health, quality of life

Spirit Ride Therapeutic Riding Center  -  $3,700    
Therapeutic Riding/Equine Facilitated Learning for clients ages 3-17