2020 Cycle 2
Amigos Latino Center -- $2,200
Community Benefit's Patrick R. presents Patty Lamson of Amigos, Richmond Latino Center a grant reward of $2,200 to help fund their Annual Amigos Health Fair.
Birth to Five - $10,000
Birth to Five 's Linda Irwin received a check of $10,000 from Reid's Community Benefit. The funds were awarded through a grant process to support programs focused on physical activity, nutrition and weight in our community. These funds will support Birth to Five's "Parents as Teachers" program.
Boys & Girls Club - $10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County received a check for $10,000 to support their Clubfit programming. Patrick R. and Angela C. of Reid Health Community Benefit presented the check to group staff.
Centerstone - $3,780
Centerstone received a check for $3,780 to support supplies and equipment for children's cooking classes. The funds were awarded through Reid Health Community Benefit's second grant cycle focused on programs that seek to address issues of physical activity, nutrition, and weight. Reid's Angela C. presents the check to a Centerstone staff member.
Christian Charities - $10,500
To support a temperature controlled food distribution trailer.
Communities in Schools of Wayne County - $7,500
Community Benefit's Angela C. presented Communities In Schools of Wayne County a grant reward of $7,500. The non-profit organization plans to use the grant funds to purchase food to distribute to students in Richmond and throughout Wayne County.
Cope Environmental Center - $5,000
Cope Environmental Center received a check for $5,000 as part of Reid Health Community Benefit's grant cycle. The funds will support portions of the organization's CEC Wellness program. Angela C. of Community Benefit is pictured here presenting the check with Cope staff
Connersville Parks & Recreation - $3,900
Connersville Parks & Recreation was elated to receive their check for $3,900 as part of them applying for Reid Health Community Benefit's second grant cycle. The funds will go toward improving the conditions of basketball courts at four different Connersville parks. Reid's Angela C. presents the check to Katherine Good.
Council on Rural Service Programs - $2,950
Council on Rural Service Programs in Greenville received a grant for $2,950 for the work they do to provide programming to Darke County youth. The grant will support a running program and fitness challenge during the summer.
Gateway Hunger Relief Center - $10,000
Gateway Hunger Relief Center received $10,000 to help fund personnel for its program expansion. Here Angela C. and Patrick R. of Reid Health Community Benefit present Linda White and her illustrious staff the check.
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana - $7,500
To Produce Hope to add more fresh fruits and vegetables to four counties in the region.
Golay Center - $6,000
Golay Community Center received funding of $6,000 as a part of Reid Health Community Benefit's grant cycle to focus on programs dealing with psychical activity, nutrition and weight. The funds will go toward purchasing a treadmill for the center. Reid's Angela C. presents the check to Jeff Mardis.
Hope Center - $5,000
Hope Center received a check for $5,000 as part of Reid Health Community Benefit's second grant cycle. The funds will help support the purchase of infant formula as part of their Healthy with Hope program. Reid's Patrick R. presents the check to Tracy Wells.
Indiana Women in Need (IWIN) - $3,456
Angela C. of Community Benefit presents IWIN Foundation a check for $3,456. The funds were awarded through Community Benefit's grant cycle focused on programs that deal with physical activity, nutrition & weight. IWIN will use the funds to support its Pink Portions food delivery program which delivers meals to cancer patients in need.
Richmond Parks & Recreation - $7,500
Patrick R. of Community Benefit presents @RichmondINParks director Denise Retz with a check of $7,500. These funds will go toward playground equipment for Starr Park.
Richmond Pickleball - $9,215
For additional lighting for courts in Clear Creed Park to allow longer daily use of the courts.
Richmond Youth Football League - $3,000
Richmond Youth Football League received a grant award of $3,000 to help fund the purchase of protection devices for helmets. Patrick R. of Reid Health Community Benefit presents the check to Tom Williams, the league's president.
Servants at Work (SAWs) - $5,000
To provide residential ramps in Reid's service area.
The Dayton Foundation (New Paris Park) - $5,923
For basketball rims and nets at New Paris Park.
Thump Jumpers - $3,937
Patrick R. of Community Benefit presents Richmond Thump Jumpers a check for $3,937 to help fund the purchase of 1500 jump ropes. The group hopes to distribute the jump ropes to students throughout the community.
Union/Modoc Schools - $4,854
Angela C. with Reid Health Community Benefit presented Katy McNamara of Union School Corporation a check for $4,854. The funds were awarded through Community Benefit's second grant cycle. The school system will use the funds to support a take-home food program for students at Union Elementary in Randolph County.
Wayne County Cardinal Greenway - $10,868
Brain Schleeper with Cardinal Greenway accepted a check for $10,868 from Reid Health Community Benefit. The funds will support the non-profit's bike loaner program, and the new bike repair stations on the trail.
Wayne County Food Council - $1,500
Angela C. with Reid Health Community Benefit presents the Wayne County Food Council - IN with a grant award of $1,500. The grant is part of Community Benefit's second grant cycle that uplifts non-profits with programs that target issues of physical activity, nutrition, and weight. The funds will help cover speaker fees for the organization's Food Summit and Hunger Dinner.
Wood Block Press - $1,995
Angela Cline of Reid Health Community Benefit presents Dr. James Barbre of Wood Block Press a check for $1,995. The funds will go toward supporting the Mary Scott Community Orchard project.
YMCA of Greater Dayton - $8,800
Preble County YMCA received a grant of $8,800 to support two important programs they facilitate. The funds help support the non-profit's Diabetes Prevention and Livestrong programs. Angela C. of Reid Health Community Benefit presents the check to the staff.
2020 Cycle 1
A Better Life (Brianna's Hope) - $3,500
A Better Life - Brianna's Hope is a statewide faith-based recovery program. Based in Portland, IN, the participant-driven organization provides hope through Christ to those impacted by addiction.
Birth to Five - $11,250
Birth to Five caters care for families, focusing on children rendering and mothers. Their Healthy Families program focuses on smoking cessation for mothers and mental health.
Boys & Girls Club - $11,250
Boys & Girls Club of Wayne County has served the Richmond community for many years, gearing our youth to become bold leaders of the future. This year they received a grant to fund their Prevention Plus programming. This program focuses on substance misuse prevention.
Bridges for Life - $3,150
Grant supports the Go and Grow Program.
Brighter Path - $2,500
Scholarships provide equine therapy for children.
Centerstone (Children's Department) - $15,000
Funds will help provide school-based mental health services to 250 students without Medicaid or other payor source.
Chamber Center for Excellence (Drug Free Wayne County Partnership) - $2,500
Funds support Recovery Cards project and Prevention Week activities.
Genesis - $11,250
YWCA Genesis is a domestic violence shelter for women and children to retreat from harm. They provide services to help break the cycle, as well as outpatient counseling for women who are seeking aid. Grant funds support counseling services.
Independent Living Center - $5,000
Provides ramps for those in need.
JACY House - $9,876
JACY House is a local advocacy group which fights for child's rights against abuse. The grant supports body safety education in schools.
Monroe Central Schools - $6,360
The funds will aid a countywide teacher in-service, an ACES book study project, and "Your Life Speaks" presentation for students.
Randolph Eastern Schools (Union City) - $6,225
"Leader in Me" programming for teachers and "Your Life Speaks"
presentation for students are supported by this grant.
Senior Opportunity Services - $2,500
Senior Opportunity Services is a volunteer-operated agency that assists adults 55 and older in the workforce. Their services help serve the elder community in providing odd jobs to those who cannot handle big tasks on their own. Their grant goes toward their Homemaker & Handyman Program.
The Journey Home Shelter - $10,000
The funds will help with case management services for Home Retention Program.
The Shepherd's Way (Cross Road Christian Recovery Center) - $12,645
New curriculum will be provided and also staff support at Cross Road are covered in this grant. The Cross Road Christian Recovery Center is a site for women recovering from substance misuse.
Whole Family Community Initiative (House of Ruth) - $11,250
House of Ruth is a transitional residence program assisting formerly incarcerated women. The grant awarded through Community Benefit will assist in support for their counseling services.