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Spartanburg Nonprofit Groups Share Grant Money

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Nonprofit Grant Recipients Announced Nonprofit Grant Recipients Announced
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -

Members of the group, Women Giving for Spartanburg, announced the 2013 grantees during their annual luncheon.

Each year, WGFS members vote on which nonprofit organizations they want to fund, based on the submitted grant proposals.

 

The 2013 WGFS Grantees were awarded a total of $262,583. The funds were allocated as
follows:
  • Healing Wish (BirthMatters) - $25, 000
  • Growing Greener (Boys and Girls Club of the Upstate) - $30,830
  • Therapy for Children in Foster Care (Children's Advocacy Center) - $38,572
  • Community Mini Rebuilds (Christmas in Action) - $20,625
  • Healthy Food Hub (City of Spartanburg) - $25,000
  • Toolkit for Kindergarten Readiness and Early Childhood Assessment Initiative (College Hub) - $24,090
  • Building Tomorrow's Leaders - One Block at a Time (Jesse Bobo Elementary) - $29,466
  • Heart of the Haven (The Haven, Inc.) - $44,000
  • New Impact: Our Youth's Healthy Future (YMCA of Greater Spartanburg) - $25,000.

 

 

"I am so proud to be a part of this diverse, passionate group of women,” said Cara Lynn Cannon, chair of Women Giving for Spartanburg. “Each member has helped choose how our monies will be awarded today through our unique voting process. My hope is that our organization will continue to grow in order to provide support to the countless non profit organizations throughout our community.”

 

Women Giving for Spartanburg is a group of passionate women who have joined together to enhance the quality of life in the Spartanburg community through collective giving.

 

 

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