Ladies Initiating Giving – An Honored Tradition
2022 Grant Requests:
Adams Wells Crisis Center, Inc. requests $3,000 to provide funding to promote safe and healthy homes for women and children in Wells County by providing the tools needed to live a life away from violence.
BrickHouse Program of Loving Shepherd Ministries requests $3,000 to provide funding for free counseling service to teens and families in foster or adoptive care.
Camp Watcha Wanna-Do requests $1,500 to provide funding for camperships for Wells County kids. The grant will allow three children surviving cancer and a close friend or sibling to attend a week long camp.
Caylor-Nickel Foundation YMCA requests $1,127 to provide funding for the C.H.I.C.K. Project, teaching responsibility, caring, cooperation, and animal knowledge, through the life cycle of a chicken.
Community Care of Northeast Indiana requests $3,000 to provide funding for Fresh Start-rent and utility assistance for women supporting children.
Community Care of Northeast Indiana requests $3,000 to provide funding for replacement of PTAC heating/cooling units at Grace and Mercy.
Community Harvest Food Bank requests $2,500 to provide funding to purchase food for Wells County Kids BackPack/TeenPak program. This grant would provide 357 bags of food, enough to feed 7 children on the weekends for an entire year.
Family Centered Services, Inc. requests $2,050 to provide funding to obtain strollers, safety equipment, and other necessities for distribution to clients that utilize The Closet.
Helping Hands Pregnancy Resource Center requests $2,500 to provide funding for the Parenting in Progress program, educating parents who want to break the generational cycles of neglect and abuse.
Park Community Church requests $2,500 to provide funding for the FOODFIGHT! program, helping to cover the negative balances of school lunches in Wells County. Approximately 5000 students have the possibility of being helped through this program.
Southern Wells Jr./Sr. High School requests $3,000 to provide funding to help cover the cost of Halo Sensors to be installed in all student restrooms and locker rooms to detect vaping and other drugs.