2010 Grants Awarded - $100,000

Organization Grant Awarded Purpose
American Red Cross - Capital Area Chapter $15,000 Support the work of the Meals on Wheels IL Capital Area Chapter program, ensuring continuation of free and discounted special dietary meals to seniors.
Chatham Fire Department $3,000 Purchase of "knox-boxes" for seniors in the Chatham area. Knox-boxes are used by first responders to gain access to a locked door.
Contact Ministries $15,000 Provide emergency prescriptions to clients over 55 years of age.
Greater All Nations Tabernacle God in Christ $3,000 Funds to enhance the monthly senior Church of God in Christ presentations and purchase food for the luncheons.
Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation $18,000 Provide education and awareness campaign for Association Foundation the I CARE program. Also fund training development, supplies and a trainer.
One Hope United Hudelson Region $10,000 Support the Foster Grandparent Program which utilizes seniors as "grandparents" for youth with special needs.
Senior Services of Central Illinois $20,000 Provide emergency funding for meals, transportation, counseling, rental assistance, utility aid or other emergency needs.
Serving Jesus Willingly Urban Ministries $5,000 Provide East Springfield seniors with education/information, socialization, roundtable discussions and support services.
Springfield Fire Department $3,000 Purchase of carbon monoxide detectors for installation in senior homes.
The Parent Place $8,000 Fund the reinstatement of Relatives as Parents Network (RAPN).