Hoke County Community Foundation awards local grants

Pictured with grant recipients are board members Grace McDonald, Jean Harrison, Ron Huff, John Jordan, Leah Leach, Wanda McPhaul and Jeff McNeill.

The board of advisors of the Hoke County Community Foundation announced grant awards from its community grantmaking fund at a reception on June 2 at the home of Leah and Dooie Leach in Raeford, according to John Jordan, board president.

This year’s nonprofit recipients include:

  • Hoke County Partnership for Children
  • Raeford Hoke Museum
  • Prevent Blindness NC
  • Hoke County Cooperative Extension
  • Hoke County Public Schools for Don Steed Elementary
  • American Red Cross
  • NC Cooperative Extension

Jordan thanked the community for its support of the Hoke County Community Foundation. “These grants are important to our community and our quality of life,” he said. “Critical programs would not be possible without the generosity of many individuals and organizations that have supported Hoke County’s community fund and endowed funds to support our community.”