Ladies Initiating Giving – An Honored Tradition
2023 Grant Requests:
Adams Wells Crisis Center requests $3,000 to provide funding for client emergency funding for women
and children in Wells County whose life has been impacted by domestic or sexual violence. Assistance
may include (but not limited to) medication refills, housing deposit, rental assistance, utility assistance,
changing locks, etc.
Camp Watcha Wanna-Do requests $1,650 to provide funding for three children from Wells County to
attend Camp Watcha-Wanna-Do - a place that children surviving cancer can go to have fun, be themselves,
feel normal and be a kid.
Caylor-Nickel Foundation YMCA requests $2,500 to provide funding to purchase "Melody" - an outdoor
musical instrument for YMCA Early Learning Center outdoor play area.
Community Care of Northeast Indiana requests $3,000 to provide funding to purchase supplies to
repaint the building and add colorful murals which will be created by staff, residents, and volunteers
guided by professional muralists.
Family Centered Services, Inc. requests $3,000 to provide funding to support the Mentor Moms program.
Serving moms that struggle with motherhood life skills and provide those served with peer relationships.
Helping Hands Pregnancy Resource Center requests $1,108 to provide funding to support childbirth
Matthew 25, Inc. requests $3,000 to provide funding to purchase an examination table with a light fixture
and stirrup attachments for their gynecology clinic.
United Way of Wells County requests $3,000 to provide funding for the "Bookends Program." Bookends
is a tutoring program serving kindergarten students from each of the public elementary schools in Wells
Wells County 4-H Association, Inc. requests $3,000 to provide funding for Wells Count 4-H Backpack
Program which provides approximately 115 weekend food packs weekly (during the school year) for
students identified as food insecure.
Youth For Christ requests $2,500 to provide funding for Campus Life programming for Southern Wells
students grades 6-12.