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Alpha and Omega Foundation
2009 Total Grants $75,000
Established in 2005 to carry out broad charitable purposes, mainly focused on human services, economic self-sufficiency, health care and children and youth.
$10,000 to Charlotte Community Health Clinic to aid in the purchase of medication costs and 400 boxes of diabetes testing strips.
$15,000 to Crisis Assistance Ministry to provide emergency financial assistance to families in crisis of eviction or utility loss.
$5,000 to Emergency Winter Shelter to provide one week of shelter for an average of 220 homeless men a night in Charlotte.
$10,000 to Hope Haven to support Level 3 program fee subsidies for residents.
$10,000 to MedAssist of Mecklenburg to support its capacity for responding to the economic downturn by hiring a patient assistance program assistant.
$5,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank to support the Backpack Program and provide 100 children in the Charlotte area with nutritious food on a weekly basis during the 39 weeks of the school year.
$5,000 to Seigle Avenue Partners to support Freedom School Partners to provide quality afterschool and summer programs for preschool students living in poverty.
$5,000 to Uptown Shelter to offset the cost of emergency services, including beds and basic needs such as meals, clothing and hygiene.
$10,000 to Urban Ministry Center to support the Work Ready project, which screens and assists clients who hold expired licenses necessary for their profession, or who demonstrate a will to pursue their education.