The Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation (GLSHF) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2016 Grant Awards. GLSHF is dedicated to promoting health and well-being in the Lee’s Summit area, partnering with local organizations who are making a positive impact on the community. This year, grant funds totaling $74,500 will be distributed to 12 grant awardees to support the following programs:
2016 GLSHF GRANT AWARDEES
One Good Meal: Awarded $2,500 to support individuals who are not able to pay for the meal service.
Coldwater: Awarded $3,000 to support children who are only getting nutrition sources through school programs.
CASA: Awarded $5,000 for matching support for kids who are in foster care and receiving advocate mentorship through the court process.
LS United Methodist Church: Awarded $5,000 for summer lunch program for children who are not being fed through the free and reduced lunch program provided in the schools during the school year.
LS R-7: Awarded $5,000 to support the Summit Technology expansion of equipment for the nursing program.
Hope House: Awarded $7,500 to support the replacement of aging air conditioners in the facility.
Peace Partnership: Awarded $7,500 to support partnership with two elementary schools to offer free counseling in Lee Summit to improve attendance, lower disciplinary referrals and increase academic performance.
Pro Deo Youth Center: Awarded $7,000 to support assistance for teenagers who are in social gap.
Metro Care: Awarded $10,000 to support program that connects doctors who will donate their time with patients who don’t have insurance.
Developing Potential: Awarded $7,000 to support new laptops that will allow staff to more effectively track health-related information for individuals that are served.
John Knox Village: Awarded $10,000 to support the I balance system for physical fitness with the aging population.
Hillcrest: Awarded $5,000 to support health/wellness checkups for homeless individuals who are being mentored back to financial security.
The Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation provides grants annually to support health-related projects in the following areas: Research, Education, Public Training Programs, Programs in Schools, Clinics for Indigent Care, Equipment, and Services. Since 2003, GLSHF has awarded over $700,000 in grants to numerous local non-profit organizations.
For more information, visit www.lshealthcare.org.