Spring 2023 - Grants totaling $64,900
$4,800 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina to support existing mentoring pairs, as well as to recruit, screen, train and place 10 new mentoring volunteers to address a waiting list.
$4,000 to Children's Cancer Partners of the Carolinas to defray costs of treatment and family emergencies that threaten continuity of care for Haywood County children battling cancer.
$2,500 to Clothes To Kids of Haywood County for operating costs for the kids' clothing shop.
$3,162 to First United Methodist Church of Waynesville/Friendship House for food assistance utilizing local agriculture producers for those experiencing hunger and food insecurity.
$7,500 to Haywood Christian Ministry to purchase fresh, local farm goods for distribution to clients.
$3,876 to Haywood Community College Foundation for WiFi hotspots, available through the library, to support students who lack internet access to allow them to complete their coursework while away from campus.
$5,000 to Haywood Community Learning Center to fund student services that support graduation.
$2,900 to Haywood County Arts Council from the Mib and Phil Medford Endowment Fund to support the creation of a Cherokee mural, painted by an Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ artist, on the back wall of its building.
$7,500 to Haywood County Meals on Wheels to purchase shelf-stable meals for its clients.
$3,500 to HIGHTS for fuel costs related to afterschool services provided four days a week to vulnerable youth.
$5,000 to KARE to support the School Safety Program and provide funding for professional development.
$3,162 to NC International Folk Festival (dba Folkmoot USA) to underwrite the salary of two employees in June and July 2023.
$5,000 to The Community Kitchen to purchase food and supplies needed to provide fresh, hot meals nightly and for its food distribution program.
$7,000 to Town of Waynesville from the Mib and Phil Medford Endowment Fund to install bump outs in Downtown Waynesville as a part of its adopted streetscape plan.
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