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Women’s Giving Circle of Harford County awards more than $43K in grants

The Women’s Giving Circle of Harford County has awarded 11 grants in 2021, totaling $43,515.56. Over the past 11 years, the Women’s Giving Circle has donated $445,582.86 in grants to 55 nonprofits that serve women, families and children in Harford County.

This year grants of $5,000 were awarded to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County for Club on the Go, a new program that brings youth development programming and food access to under-resourced families in the Edgewood and Aberdeen areas; to The Epicenter at Edgewood, for case management, to continue to connect individuals facing challenges due to financial, physical and/or mental health issues with resources in the community; to Humanim Inc., for its Administrative Assistant Career Training Program; to Mason-Dixon Community Services Inc., for its Summer Backpack Nutrition Program; and to the Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center (SARC) for child care and transportation assistance.

Harford County Education Foundation received a grant of $4,978.40 for Littles University, a program in partnership with Harford County Public Schools, that provides a video reading of an age-appropriate book in which children and parents tune in to participate in the reading on a monthly basis, with the book sent to 250 children (birth to 5 years) each month.

Lions Association for Sight & Hearing of Maryland Inc. was awarded a $3,500 grant for Harford Hears, a program that provides hearing aids for low-income applicants.

Harford Family House Inc. received a $3,000 grant to provide transportation for families for work, daycare, after-school activities, doctor appointments and other needed trips.

Found in Faith Ministries was awarded a $2,737.16 grant for its Sweet Dreams: Fresh Start Furniture Program that provides mattress covers and pillows.

Homecoming Project Inc. received a grant of $2,500 for shelter support to update/repair household and yard accessories that have become worn/broken over the years. Faith Communities and Civic Agencies United, Inc. (Welcome One) received a grant for $1,800 to provide six Chromebook laptops and software to assist with skill assessments and job searches.

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