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2013 Grantees total $153,000

Augusta Health Hospice – Support for Camp Dragonfly, a program to help children manage grief.

Augusta Regional Dental Clinic – Award will provide dental services to children from low-income families in the area.

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank– The program will implement a pilot School Pantry in the Waynesboro Schools and support the BackPack program.

Blue Ridge Legal Services– Award will provide free high-quality legal advice and representation to low-income elderly persons in our area.

Shenandoah Valley Art Center– Award will assist in renovating unused space at the Boys and Girls Club to provide high quality artistic programming.

CASA -Award will expedite placement of vulnerable children into safe, permanent, and nurturing homes, as part of the Court Advocacy for Abused/Neglected Children Project.

Casa D ‘Amistad – Award will provide after-school tutorial programs and adult ESL classes.

Cat’s Cradle– Spay/Neuter assistance for animals in Augusta County, Staunton, and Waynesboro.

Children’s Art Network– Award will provide art programs for school children that emphasize the SOL’s.

Staunton Creative Community Fund– Award will support a matching-grant savings program to assist low-income individuals launch macro-enterprise businesses.

American Frontier Culture Foundation– Award will bring children from the Boys and Girls Clubs to the museum for field trips and volunteer opportunities.

GRASP– Award will help to provide advisors at all local public high schools to assist students and parents prepare for and attain a post secondary education.

Rebuilding Together Augusta– Provides critical home repairs for low-income, elderly, or disabled home-owners in our area.

Blue Ridge Court Services –Support to reinstitute the local restorative justice program.

Shenandoah Valley Community Focus – Support for the Parent Project, an intensive parent intervention workshop.

Staunton Music Festival– Award will provide a free concert series as part of the renowned Staunton Music Festival.

Valley Aids Network– Award will provide emergency rental, utility, and heating assistance to Valley residents diagnosed with HIV/AIDS.

Valley Children’s Center– Provides a friendly environment and support services for children suffering from sexual or physical abuse.

Valley Hope Counseling Center– Provides low-fee mental health counseling services to uninsured local residents.

Valley Mission– Award will support client counseling and outreach services at the Mission.

Volunteer Farm– Award provides support for the 2013 fruit and vegetable crop, a project to supply fresh produce to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.

Valley Program for Aging Services– Award will provide funding for the Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program in the area.

Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra– Award will provide support for the bringing the String School program to the Boys and Girls Club.

Blue Ridge Medical Center– Support for the Latino Outreach Program in Nelson County.

Vector Industries– Award will purchase an industrial size fan to cool the warehouse production area.

Wayne Theatre Alliance – Award will support family and child-oriented events.

Rockfish Valley Community Center– Support for infrastructure renovations for a historic community building.

The Highland Center– A collaborative plan to renovate a greenhouse and provide fresh, local produce year-round to the students of Highland County.

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Foundation– Support for educational programs for youth.

Waynesboro Amateur Athletics– Award will help provide meals in exchange for volunteer hours for the Waynesboro Generals.

Historic Staunton Foundation – Award will provide funding for the Sears Hill Neighborhood program.

The Arc of Augusta– Support for new equipment and manipulative materials for the adult day support programs.