2008 Grants Awarded - $60,000

Organization Grant Awarded Purpose
American Red Cross Capital Area Chapter $10,000 Support the work of the Meals on Wheels program, ensuring the continuation of free and discounted special delivery meals to seniors.
Contact Ministries $5,000 Provide emergency prescriptions to clients over 55 years of age.
Greater All Nations Tabernacle Church of God in Christ $5,000 Provide health workshops for seniors and to expand monthly senior educational meetings.
Kids Hope United — Hudelson Region $9,000 Assist the Foster Grandparent program in matching low income senior volunteers with at-risk children in their communities.
Loami Area Community Pantry $5,000 Support the new initiative of providing specialty items needed by senior clientele.
Memorial Medical Center — Rehabilitation Services $21,000 Fund low vision technology equipment needed for comprehensive evaluation, treatment, education, and training for visually impaired adults.
Springfield Fire Department $5,000 Purchase and install smoke detectors for the Remembering When Program.