Warrick Community Foundation announces $32k in grants

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WARRICK COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) — The Warrick County Community Foundation announced on Monday that it awarded $32,817 in grants to a wide range of services and programs in the community.

Here’s a look at the grant recipients:

  • The Deaconess Foundation $7,500 to support Mobile Mammography services provided in Warrick County and $1,295 to the purchase of an AED machine for the Elberfeld Police Department
  • Encountering Hope Ministries, Inc. $2,500 to support renovations for the new Hope Central facility
  • the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra -$750 to support Warrick County student participation in the 2019-2020 Helen M. McKinney Young People’s Concerts
  • Holly’s House, Inc. $5,000 for the Think First and Stay Safe child abuse prevention program offered in Warrick County schools
  • Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry $5,000 to support the Meat the Need program in Warrick County
  • Saint Vincent Evansville Foundation $1,350 to purchase dental hygiene products and educational materials for use by Warrick County children
  • Tri-State Food Bank $3,422 for the purchase of a refrigerator and freezer for the Hemingway Food Pantry
  • YWCA of Evansville $6,000 to support the Road to Recovery Program

The grants are supported by individuals and organizations establishing and contributing to endowment funds held by the foundation.

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(This story was originally published on June 24, 2019)

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