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Grant Award

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

We were happy to again support Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck with Grant funds. The Camp has been welcoming children and young adults (ages 6-21+) with special needs for 75 years. Located in Center Moriches, the Camp provides a variety of creative and challenging activities that build self-esteem, promote social and personal growth, and provide experiences that these children would not otherwise be able to enjoy. Our funding will be used to address various needed renovations and upgrades to help the Camp be enjoyed for years to come.

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Grant Award

JAVC Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council

We were happy to once again support JAVC – Jerry Ambrose Veteran Council, based in Kingman, AZ. Our funds will be used to support the organization in their goals for strengthening veterans and their families through a variety of services, programs, education and hope in Mohave County, AZ and neighboring counties. Their objectives this year include providing emergency/financial/transportation assistance to 850 veterans and much more.

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Grant Award

NIS Kids – New Interdisciplinary School

We were happy to provide Grant funding to The New Interdisciplinary School. NIS is an innovative early childhood learning center that respects the unique needs of all children and their families. Our funds will be used for NIS to purchase interactive educational materials for their students to put along a nature trail, adjacent to their outdoor classroom. These structures will be permanent and benefit nearly 400 preschoolers annually, over half of which have special needs.

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Grant Award

The Center for Developmental Disabilities

We were delighted to return to The Center for Developmental Disabilities to provide Grant funding. Our funds will be used to provide 25 AED kits for installation in all the Center’s residences and administrative offices. A defibrillator is a rescue device that can help revive an individual suffering from sudden cardiac arrest. For every minute a victim is in cardiac arrest without help, the survival odds are decreased by 10 percent.

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Grant Award

Homes 4 Families

We were happy to fulfill a Grant request for Homes 4 Families.  Homes 4 Families helps veterans who are capable of paying a modest mortgage and are upwardly mobile, but just need an opportunity to stabilize.  Through their program which provides affordable homeownership, empowerment programs, peer-to-peer support, and programs that allow them to plant roots in the greater community, low-income military families can achieve long-term growth and eliminate their risks of homelessness.

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Grant Award

Project MEND

We were happy to fulfill a grant request to Project MEND. Project MEND (Medical Equipment Network for those with Disabilities) is committed to improving the quality of life for individuals living with disabilities and illnesses through the refurbishment, reuse, and distribution of medical equipment and other assistive technology.

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Grant Award

Bivona Child Advocacy Center

We were happy to return to Bivona Child Advocacy Center in Rochester NY with Grant funding to support their important mission. Bivona is the lead agency that coordinates and convenes 23 partner agencies and provides the physical space to provide services to children where cases of child sexual and severe physical abuse, including child fatalities are investigated, evaluated and treated.

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Grant Award

The Hochstein School

We were happy to return to The Hochstein School to fulfill a Grant request. Our funds will support their Arts4All program where Hochstein instructors provide the students at School 19 additional opportunities to learn, grow, and express themselves through music and dance. Programming is built right into their school day every Wednesday. Sixth, 7th and 8th graders are offered group classes in contemporary dance, African dance/drumming, piano, voice, and music composition. Fourth and 5th graders can take classes like ballet, voice, and African dance/drumming. Ballet is taught to all kindergarteners, and music/movement/mindfulness is taught to all PreK through 1st graders.

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Grant Award

America’s Vet Dogs

We were delighted to return to America’s VetDogs, based out of Smithtown, NY. America’s VetDogs provides guide dogs for people who are blind or have low vision; hearing dogs for those in need; service dogs for veterans with other physical disabilities; facility dogs as part of the rehabilitation process in military and VA hospitals, and PTSD service dogs to help mitigate the effects of PTSD to provide the emotional and physical support needed.