The following grants were awarded in 2018
Chesapeake Care: equipment for Chesapeake Care’s dental clinic which cares for low income individuals in Chesapeake.
Clever Communities in Action—Razor Sharp Readers: a literacy program for boys through local barbershops and provides books that offer positive cultural messages.
Lee’s Friends: nutritional program provides specialized diets essential to survivors of head and neck cancers.
Life Enrichment Center: computer equipment for literacy tutoring at Norview Elementary’s Literacy and Technology lab.
Norfolk CASA: funding for the volunteer coordinator position which provides Court Appointed Special Advocates for over 150 children in Norfolk’s court and foster care systems.
Park Place Dental Clinic: offers full range of dental care to Norfolk residents on a sliding scale, serving mostly low-income and underserved members of the community.
Promethean Group: seed money to start a mobile health clinic to engage volunteer and student medical staff to target health needs of homeless residents of Hampton Roads.
St. Mary’s Home: purchase of a stander and bars that allow children and young adults with disabilities to gain physical therapy benefits from attaining a standing position.
Teens with Purpose: Safe Creative Space Youth Internship Program will engage teens in creating community gardens to develop leadership and business skills.
The Muse Writers Center: creative writing instruction and readings to residents of senior living facilities.
Virginia Peninsula Food Bank– Culinary Training Program: prepares people for stable careers in the food and hospitality industry and reduces hunger by providing prepared foods to local childcare and education programs.
Western Tidewater Free Clinic: assist patients with transportation costs for low-income women needing mammograms and provide supplies necessary for diabetic testing.