Wake County Community Foundation awards more than $10,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Wake County Community Foundation announces $10,500 in local awards from the community grantmaking fund. 

This year the board will grant:

  • $2,000 to Community Helpers Service Center Inc. for the food pantry
  • $1,000 to the Dorothy Mae Hall Women’s Center for the “Cherish Me” Teen Girls Empowerment Group program
  • $1,000 to Helping Horse Inc. for therapeutic horseback riding lessons
  • $1,500 to The Carying Place Inc. for the Transitional Housing & Life/Financial Skills Program for homeless, working families with children
  • $1,500 to The Center for Volunteer Caregiving for the In-Home Connections program
  • $1,500 to The Hope Center at Pullen for the Preventing Homelessness in Young People Aging Out of Foster Care program
  • $1,000 to the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County for the Veteran Channels- Connecting with the Arts program
  • $1,000 to With Love From Jesus Ministries for the food pantry

Cagan thanked the community for its support of the Wake 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 Wake County Community Foundation and our work to inspire philanthropy across our community.”