United Way Announces Special Needs Grants


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Several Valley agencies have received an early Christmas present in the form of grants from United Way's Special Needs Grant Program. These grants are funded from dollars designated by donors to special areas of need, and are completely separate from the annual allocations process. The total amount awarded during this cycle amounts to more than $21,000.

This year's recipients and programs include:

  • Boys & Girls Club ($2,000) - After School Program at the new Seymour Clubhouse

  • Literacy Volunteers - ($2,000) - Free Literacy Tutoring

  • Parent Child Resource Center ($1,310) - Prevention Through Early Intervention

  • Shelton School Readiness ($1,000) - Look...a Book! program

  • TEAM, Inc. ($2,700) - Meal Emergency Packs

  • TEAM, Inc. ($1,000) - Caregivers Workshops

  • Valley Parish Nurse Program ($2,000) - Safe Teen Driving Program

  • Valley Regional Adult Education $6,023) - Project Graduation

  • Valley YMCA ($3,391) - Youth & Government Program


Posted on December 22, 2013

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