Fall 2021 - Grants totaling $75,380
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina - $3,000 to support Big and Little recruiting efforts, and programming and enrichment activities, and the program director’s salary.
Blue Ridge Mountains Health Project - $6,750 to increase access to free preventive dental services and dental education through a Dental Hygienist and educational materials for students at Highlands School.
Community Care Clinic of Highlands-Cashiers - $9,000 to support the cost of employing additional mid-level providers, either Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants, to reduce patient wait times.
Counseling and Psychotherapy Center of Highlands - $4,500 to supplement fees of individuals, families, and couples who cannot afford to pay.
Gordon Center for Children - $4,500 to offset supervision costs, snacks, and supplies for this free afterschool program.
Highlands Community Child Development Center - $9,000 to assist with the costs of replacing educational toys, cots, student instructional supplies, and new library books.
Hospice House Foundation of WNC - $4,500 to remodel a residential home built into the SECU Hospice House of WNC.
International Friendship Center - $9,000 to increase its visibility and enhance its support of the underserved population through food boxes and social services.
Literacy Council of Highlands - $9,000 to offset the costs of its free, educational community programs.
Pisgah Legal Services - $6,000 to support free civil legal assistance and advocacy for low-income people who live and work in and around Highlands.
REACH of Macon County - $9,000 to assist shelter residents who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking in obtaining permanent housing.
The Bascom - $1,130 to support program, instruction, and materials costs for its Highlands Community Outreach and Education Initiative.
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