Hoke County Community Foundation awards more than $12,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Hoke County Community Foundation announces $12,136 in local awards from its community grantmaking fund at their recent awards dinner. 

This year the board will grant:

  • $1,815 to the American Red Cross for the Sandhills chapter disaster response and preparedness
  • $500 to Boy Scout Troop 460 at Antioch Presbyterian Church for the adult training program
  • $3,906 to Don Steed Elementary School for the Drumming Our Way Through Hoke County program
  • $500 to Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines for the Hoke County Girl Scout Leadership Experience program
  • $1,500 to the Hoke County Association for the Developmentally Disabled for the Outdoor Learning Environment program
  • $1,500 to the Hoke County Partnership for Children and Families for the family literacy program
  • $1,600 to the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Hoke County 4-H for the 2018 Hoke County 4-H Summer Enrichment Program
  • $815 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for the Star Pupils Hoke County program

Jeff McNeill, board president, thanked the community for its support of the Hoke County Community Foundation. “We are proud to support these nonprofit programs that are so important to our community,” he said. “We are grateful to the many generous individuals and organizations that have supported the Hoke County Community Fund and our work to inspire philanthropy across our community.”

(Back row, left to right) Jeff McNeil (HCCF board president), Dawn Neighbors (NCCF regional director), Ron Huff (HCCF vice president and grants chair), David Edmundson and Marshall Lyons. (Front row, left to right) Jean Harrison (secretary), Grace McDonald, Leah LEach, Wanda McPhaul, Jodi Willis and John Jordan. Not pictured: Wanda Cohen, Candace Hayworth, Shari Dahman, Joe Poole and Regina Joe.

Pictured below are representatives from the organizations receiving grants at the annual award dinner. 

(Left to right) American Red Cross, Hoke County Association for the Developmentally Disabled, Hoke County Partnership for Children and Families, Prevent Blindness NC, Girl Scouts of North Carolina Coastal Pines, Don Steed Elementary School (Hoke County Public Schools) and Boy Scouts of America Troop 460.