Well Foundation Greatest Need Fund distributes grant awards

Photo Courtesy of The Well Foundation Greatest Need Fund

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. – The Well Foundation Greatest Need Fund awarded $154,710 in grants to improve health in Elkhart County.  

The Well Foundation Committee met in November to make annual awards from the Greatest need Fund, which offers unrestricted grants to support community initiatives dedicated to helping Elkhart County citizens live longer, healthier lives.

Grant recipients this year include the following organizations and initiatives:

  • Boys and Girls Clubs, Running Healthy Habits 2021
  • CAPS, CFAC Program Health Food Options
  • Center for Healing and Hope, Technology and Phones
  • Community Sustainability Project (Goshen Farmers’ Market), Fresh Food Therapy
  • Girls on the Run, Spring 2021 Program
  • Goshen College, Nursing Simulation Training in 2020
  • Maple City Health Care, Affordable Tattoo Removal
  • Northern Indiana Hispanic Health Coalition, Healthy Hearts-Healthy Minds Program
  • REAL Services, Elkhart County Nutrition Sites
  • Riverview Adult Day Center, Community Partnership Phase
  • Ryan’s Place, Grief Support Programs
  • SAWS – Servants at Work, Ramp Up Elkhart County
  • The Crossing, Elkhart Crossing ETC COVID-19 Response Project
  • WheelchairHelp.Org, Lift Chair & Wide Wheelchair Restoration

Associate Program Officer for the Community Foundation, Vonnie Trumble, expresses what handing out the grant awards means.

“Former Well Foundation board and committee members came together and made decisions to help a number of initiatives in our community,” said Trumble. “We are grateful for their ongoing commitment to help improve community health.”

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