2010 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Access - Funds the SAT Preparation Workshop held in one of Suffolk's Public High Schools - $2,500

Boys and Girls Club Suffolk Unit – Funding supports 3 programs KidzLit, Passport to Manhood, andKids - $4,000

CHKD - Provides program services for the CHKD Child Abuse Program serving Suffolk (31 children   and families served last year) - $4,000

EDMARC – Provides help to families of children with life-threatening illnesses and to families who have had a child die. - $2,000

ForKids – Helps provide essential services for homeless families in Western Tidewater. Matching grant from State Shelter Grant totaling $39,219 dollar for dollar. - $10,000

P.D.C.C. College Foundation – Funds used to support the cost for maintaining a Career Coach Program in 7 high schools (3 in Suffolk) - $2,000

Southeastern VA Areawide Model Program - Provides 250 medical appointment trips for Suffolk residents 60 years of age and adults with disabilities - $5,000

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts Supports the funding of need based scholarships and improved education programming providing a wide array of tools ensuring the advancement in quality art ed. - $2,000

Suffolk Family YMCA – Assist with the renovation of the YMCA Summer Day Camp and Program Center. Funds also used to bring low-income children into the Y Afterschool (over 520 youth signed up) Lastly, supports ow-income families, who need assistance sending their children to summer camp - $5,000

Suffolk Literacy Council – Helps strengthen the adult literacy services of the Council to better assist adults in obtaining the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and self-sufficiency. - $2,500

Suffolk Meals on Wheels – Helps subsidize meals for those who are financially need-based in Suffolk and Isle of Wight - $5,000

Suffolk Salvation Army Corps - Funds help provide basic services of food, shelter, and energy (Suffolk, Isle of Wight, Southampton, Surry, Smithfield and Franklin) - $5,000

Suffolk Special Olympics – Area 29 – Assists with the cost incurred for competitions, equipment and travel associated with preparation and participation of  individuals involved in the Special Olympics and lead-up  activities.-  $4,000

The Children’s Center – Provides scholarships for children in the Early Intervention/Pediatric Therapy program who need additional services to enhance therapy - $2,000

The Genieve Shelter – Supports CJ’s Place and helps to provide direct client assistance in the form of daycare, transportation and other employment related services. - $5,000

VA Legal Aid Society -  Supports the Strengthening Families with Children program, which incorporates legal advice and representation to strengthen low-income families in stress - $5,000

Western Tidewater Free Clinic –  Assists in providing direct medical services for patients who are eligible for care by WTFC  (In-house LAB testing supplies for point of care testing and test sent to Obici - $5,000