Union County Community Foundation

2006 Total Grants       $94,550

$15,600 to ARC of Union County, Inc. to assist aging caregivers of adults with developmental disabilities.

$6,000 to the Boy Scouts of America–Central NC Council to employ part-time bilingual adults in order to offer Latino youth the opportunity to participate in the scouting program.

$3,000 to the Boy Scouts of America–Central NC Council to foster the development of social and life skills in at-risk and special needs areas through specialized scouting programs.

$1,250 to the Literacy Council of Union County to fund one-on-one tutoring and small group instruction for non-English speaking adult students using dictionaries as a core element of program.

$2,495 to Recording For The Blind & Dyslexic–Virginia Unit to provide access to educational books for Union Academy Charter School students identified as having a severe learning disability in reading.

$20,000 to the South Piedmont Community College Foundation to enable students to earn a bachelor’s degree with credentials for teaching elementary students, while residing in the area.

$5,735 to the South Piedmont Community College Foundation to purchase a computerized system that can read materials to students who are visually impaired, dyslexic or mentally challenged.

$15,000 to Turning Point of Union County to provide direct services to children who reside in the battered women’s shelter with their mothers.

$5,000 to Turning Point of Union County to provide a safe place, food, supplies, counseling and case management to victims of domestic violence and their children.

$1,250 to the Union County Community Shelter to replace its current dishwashing machine.

$12,220 to the Union County Crisis Assistance Ministry to prevent mortgage foreclosure for working families.

Helping Families Keep Their Homes

Job loss, illness or death can quickly make a family vulnerable to mortgage forclosure. The Mortgage Assistance Program at the Union County Crisis Assistance Ministry assists working families who fall between the cracks in receiving emergency financial assistance.

A $12,220 grant from the Union County Community Foundation enabled the program to prevent forclosure for 50 families facing crisis situations.


$6,000 to the Urban League of Central Carolinas to expand the technology program to designated feeder schools for K-5.

$1,000 to the YWCA of the Central Carolinas for a health and fitness program for at-risk children and participants in two low-income Union County youth development programs.


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For more information about the Union County Community Foundation, contact:

 

David Julian
Vice President
Philanthropic Advancement
704.973.4511
djulian@fftc.org