2012 Grants

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Stronger Families

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Oxygen for Your Relationships at Joint Base Lewis-McChord
Year: 2012
Location: Bellevue, WA
About:

Provides necessary child care in order that 1200 couples stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord during 2013 may participate in a life-changing program proven to strengthen family relationships.



The Dougy Center

Grant Amount: $12,000
Project: Middlers Grief Group
Year: 2012
Location: Portland, OR
About:

The Middlers Grief Support Group meets 20 times a year, every other Monday from 6:30-8:00 pm and includes up to 15 children ages 10-14 who have experienced the death of a parent or sibling.  The Middlers group is just one of 58 support groups with 400 children and 250 parent participants.  The objective of each age-and-relative-appropriate group is to provide a safe place to process grief in healthy ways as preventative intervention for vulnerable children and their families.



Treasure Valley Children's Relief Nursery

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Technology: customized database software, website improvements and services
Year: 2012
Location: Ontario, OR
About:

Funds were used to purchase a user-friendly database developed specifically for relief nurseries in Medford, OR that will allow TVCRN to track required information that can be easily compared to data from other relief nurseries and will yield meaningful reports to help further the work at TVCRN.  In addition, funds were used to create a web video and pay for upkeep of their website.



Tri-County Partners Habitat for Humanity

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Edith-Carrie Housing Project
Year: 2012
Location: Walla Walla, WA
About:

This project partners Habitat for Humanity with Blue Mountain Action Council to start the work that will enable building four new homes in a transitional neighborhood in Walla Walla.  These are affordable, safe homes for families who demonstrate need, financial/familial stability, and a commitment to investing several hundred hours of labor during the build.



Wild Gift

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Marketing / Leader Development Program
Year: 2012
Location: Sun Valley, ID
About:

Half of this gift was used to improve social media outreach for Wild Gift, and half supported one new Wild Gift Leader in 2013.  Wild Gift helps to develop young leaders through an intensive wilderness experience and mentoring the leaders’  project designed to benefit their community/society.  Please see their website for more information.


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