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The York County Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $25,270 to eight nonprofit organizations, including in Lake Wylie:
• $2,270 to Palmetto Pregnancy Center to fund parenting classes in their Lake Wylie satellite center.
• $5,000 to Family Promise of York County Inc. for direct guest assistance, including transportation, medication and other basic necessities.
• $2,500 to Palmetto Volunteers in Medicine Clinic to provide medication assistance to patients without health insurance.
• $5,000 to Pilgrim’s Inn to assist clients who are homeless due to chronic unemployment by identifying and overcoming the barriers to adequate earned income such as lack of education, transportation, etc..
• $5,000 to The Haven Men’s Shelter Inc. to help with basic necessities for the Road to Success program, including eyeglasses, IDs, medical and dental needs, transportation, clothing and food.
• $2,500 to town of Sharon to purchase materials needed for Rainey Memorial Park improvements.
• $1,500 to York County Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse to support the Stepping Stones adolescent program.
• $1,500 to York Place Episcopal Church Home for Children for educational field trips.
Established in 1989 as a permanent endowment, the York County Community Foundation benefits a range of charitable purposes. As an affiliate of Charlotte-based Foundation For The Carolinas, the York County Community Foundation inspires philanthropy, increases charitable giving and strengthens the community.
The foundation assists donors in making charitable contributions to the community, provides services for nonprofit organizations to create new or manage existing endowments and awards grants to local nonprofits. For more information, visit yorkcounty-cf.org.