Lee County Community Foundation awards more than $19,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Lee County Community Foundation recently announced $19,500 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund.

This year the board granted:

  • $1,500 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Carolina, Inc. for “CompuBotics”
  • $2,500 to Central Carolina Community College for the Cougar Market
  • $2,500 to Christian United Outreach Center of Lee County for Food for Lee County 2019
  • $2,500 to El Refugio/The Refuge Family Resource Center for general operations
  • $2,500 to Helping Hand Clinic for the Helping Hand Pharmacy Program
  • $2,000 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for Star Pupils Lee County
  • $2,000 to Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill for the Lee County Cares Fund
  • $2,500 to The Salvation Army of Lee County for Project CATCH (Community Action Targeting Children who are Homeless)
  • $1,500 to TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.) for Residential Substance Abuse Recovery Services for Individuals from Lee County

Mikeal Basinger, Jr., board president, thanked the community for its continued support of the Lee County Community Foundation. “We are proud to support these nonprofit programs that are so vital to the community,” she said. “We are grateful to the many generous individuals and organizations that have supported our work to inspire philanthropy across our community.”