Foundation of Caring June 2014 Grants

Foundation of Caring June 2014 Grants

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Your Foundation in Action

 

 

The Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring Board of Directors is proud to announce the following grants awarded to local non-profits in June 2014. With your help, we were able to invest a total of $130,691 to help change lives right here in our community. 

 

Brain Expansions Scholastic Training  $28,256

To encourage under-represented minority & disadvantaged Pasco middle & high school students to pursue a career in the health professions.

 

Alpha House $15,685

Medical equipment to support breast-feeding mothers and to provide on-site hearing exams for babies and toddlers.

 

Unsigned Preps $14,000

To expose low income first-generation college bound students to higher education opportunities through potential athletic scholarships, improving their chances to achieve their goal of going to college.

 

Camelot Community Care $11,000   

Therapeutic foster parent training for 7 key trainers and 163 therapeutic foster parents.

 

East Pasco YMCA $3,750

Sponsor cancer survivors in a 12-week program helping them achieve holistic health goals.

 

Koss Music $7,500

Students receive 30 minutes per week of individual music instruction in after care program to reduce juvenile delinquency.

 

Buddy Baseball $2,500  

Purchase uniforms, hats, equipment, player insurance and trophies for special needs children.

 

Tampa Jewish Family Services $2,500

Purchase high protein ingredients for food bags for hungry families.

 

Special Spaces $3,000

Create dream bedrooms for children with life threatening medical illnesses.

 

Tampa Eden Project $1,500

For an aqua-ponics system installation at the Ybor community garden. The mission is to provide fresh and local food to the underserved.

 

University Area Community Development $7,000   

To install a new kitchen in the University Area Community Food Pantry to serve homeless and low-income families.

 

The Sylvia Thomas Center for Adoption & Foster Families $4,000   

Monthly support group for pre and post adoptive parents. Provide pre & post adoptive services to help insure successful adoptions for hard to place youth.

 

Wheels of Success $10,000

The cars for caregivers program provides transportation solutions to Tampa Bay caregivers. Money would recondition vehicles.

 

American Diabetes Association $10,000       

To expand Family Link program and Safe at Schools program in Tampa Bay and to develop a pilot outreach strategy targeting pre-school age children to reduce risk of obesity and early onset of diabetes. Family Link connects families with other families of kids with diabetes.

 

 

If you would like to learn more about the Foundation, the agencies funded, or volunteer opportunities for community members and FMC staff and family members, please contact the Foundation at: foundation@floridamedicalclinic.org or telephone 813-783-9932.

 

Thank you for caring!

 

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