Wilson County Community Foundation awards $2,180 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Wilson County Community Foundation announces $2,180 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund.

This year’s nonprofit recipients include:

  • Pictured is Doug Seymore, with Blended Fellowship, describing their work with teaching sign language to families of deaf or hearing impaired individuals.$500 to the American Red Cross for the home fire campaign
  • $877 to Blended Fellowship for general operating support
  • $803 to Wilson County Interfaith Services, Inc., or Hope Station, for an IT upgrade to improve client data tracking and reporting

Robert Boykin, board president, thanked the community for its support of the Wilson 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 Wilson County’s community fund.”

Pictured is Linda Walling, with Hope Station, receiving a grant check to purchase a new computer.