2016 Grant Awards

Focus Area - Chronic Disease Prevention

Chase Corner Ministries – Medication Assistance - $7,200
Community Health Council of Rutherford County – Operations - $10,000
Rutherford County Transit – Transportation to medical appointments - $25,000
Rutherford Polk McDowell Health Dept. – Health Integrator Position - $25,000
Sisters in Christ Recovery Ministries – Food and Medical Supplies for homeless - $30,000
United Way of Rutherford County – Youth Council Community Events - $8,000
Yokefellow Service Center – Medication Assistance - $10,000
Total Chronic Disease - $115,200

Focus Area - Food and Nutrition

Adaville Baptist Church – Equipment for Food Ministry - $2,100
Basics Christian Ministries – Food Purchases - $10,000
Chase Corner Ministries – Emergency Food Pantry - $1,200
Green River Baptist Association – Utility and Equipment Upgrades for Soup Kitchen - $9,000
KidSenses Interactive Museum – Expansion to include higher grades - $100,000
NC Cooperative Extension – Healthwise Exhibit for all 4th Grade Students - $4,000
Neighbor’s Pantry – Equipment for Food Pantry - $12,415
New Beginnings Soup Kitchen – Food for weekly meals - $20,000
Rutherford County Schools – Promote Lunch Participation in middle and high schools - $25,000
Rutherford County Schools Education Foundation – Backpack Food Supply - $35,000
Rutherford County Senior Center – Home Delivered Meals - $50,000
The Salvation Army – Emergency Food Assistance - $5,000
Washburn Community Outreach Center – Mobile Food Pantry - $5,000
Washburn Community Outreach Center – Facility Expansion and Equipment - $6,000
Total Food and Nutrition - $284,715

Focus Area - Active Living

Cavalier Elite – Childhood Obesity Prevention - $25,000
Isothermal Community College – Summer Camp for New Century Scholars - $20,000
Little League Baseball – Batting Cage Replacement - $7,500
Rutherford Outdoor Coalition – Establish Outdoor Education and Outreach programs - $40,000
South Mountain Christian Camp – Rutherford County Youth camp scholarships - $15,000
Town of Forest City – Topographical Survey and Engineering Design for Thermal Belt Rail Trail - $114,000
Town of Lake Lure – Pavers for Morse Park walking path - $48,600
Town of Rutherfordton – Phase 3 of Purple Martin Greenway Trail - $75,000
Total Active Living - $345,100

Total Awards – $745,015

In addition, several applications were reviewed by the Auxiliary. Those
announcements will be made at their annual meeting on November 9.