Community: KNCF Awards Fall Grants
On Monday, November 7, the Carolina Hurricanes Kids ’N Community Foundation board awarded more that $250,000 to 27 local youth organizations. We are excited to support the wonderful programs that these organizations provide to our community:
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- Communities in Schools of Durham
- Communities in Schools of Wake County
- Durham Nativity School, Inc
- First Tee of the Triangle
- Food Bank of Cent. and Eastern NC
- Foster Friends of NC
- Girl Scouts - NC Coastal Pines
- John Avery Boys and Girls Club
- Kramden Institute
- Lucy Daniels Center for Early Childhood
- Marbles Kids Museum - Center Ice
- New Voices Foundation
- North Carolina Arts in Action
- North Carolina Theatre
- Ronald McDonald House - Winston-Salem
- Ronald McDonald House of Durham
- Special Olympics NC
- StepUp Ministry
- Tammy Lynn Center for Dev. Disabilities
- The CORRAL Riding Academy
- The Hill Center, Inc.
- Triangle Special Hockey Association
- Triangle United Soccer Association
- Triangle Youth Hockey of NC (Hillsborough)
- YMCA Chapel Hill-Carrboro
- Additions to the Center Ice Exhibit at Marbles Kids Museum.
- Sponsoring two transplant suites this at the Ronald McDonald House of Durham to provide a home-away-from-home for families of children recovering from an organ transplant.
- “Stock the Pantry” for the Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem and provide meals to families staying at the Ronald McDonald house while their children are undergoing treatment.
- The Durham Nativity School will purchase e-readers for every student along with four e-books, significantly increasing their library’s resources while integrating new technology.
- Two scholarships to inner-city, at risk girls (ages 11-18) to The CORRAL Riding Academy to learn equine knowledge and skills, while developing the behaviors, attitudes and skills necessary for success in life beyond horses.
- The New Voices Foundation will establish the learning library/teach center in their pilot year. In partnership with the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill and four school systems in the Triangle, The Storm Zone Learning Lab will be a central part of the assessment and educational process and will support the transition and inclusion need of children with severe disabilities.
For more on the Fall grant awards, click here.