Wayne County Community Foundation Awards Grant to the Greene-Dreher Historical Society
The Wayne County Community Foundation recently presented a check for $4000 to the Hamlin Fire and Rescue Company.
The Wayne County Community Foundation has awarded a grant to the Honesdale Fire Department to assist with the purchase of a "griphoist."
Wayne County Community Foundation Supports Project LINUS With 300 Chapters Nationwide, Project LINUS provides love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need. They do this with gitfs of new handmade blankets and afghans, lovingly created by volunteer "Blanketeers." The monies from the grant will be used to purchase materials to make the blankets.
At this year’s “Herd the Curd” 5/10K Race, which is sponsored by the Michael J. Bryant Memorial Fund Committee, six grants awards were made to deserving Wayne County organizations.
The Wayne County Community Foundation and the Luke Rickard Family are please to announce that Colin Rickard, a graduate of Honesdale High School, is thisyear's Scholarship winner. This scholarship sponsored by Luke's family, is presented in memory of Luke Rickard who died tragically in 1994. The $1000 scholarship is presented annually to a senior member of the Honesdale High School Boys Basketball Team. The recipient embodies the ideals of sportsmanship, teamwork and perseverance in the pursuit of excellence.
Wayne County Community Foundation "First Responders Fund" Awards Grant: The Wayne County Community Foundation's, "First Responders Fund," has awarded a grant to the Seelvyille Fire Company of Honesdale. The funds will purchase 'turn out' gear (bunker pants, coats,boots, etc) for their firefighters.
Foundation Helps Support "Thanksgiving Together:" The Wayne County Community Foundation awarded a grant to the "Thanksgiving Together" program at the Episcopal Church in Honesdale. The Church's efforts help provide a weekly Saturday, Free Community Luncheon for those in need in addition to a "full" Holiday dinner at Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.
Community Foundation Awards Grant to LACAWAC. The Yabon Foundation in association with the Wayne County Community Foundation recently award a $5000 grant to LACAWAC Sanctuary. The funds will be used for the development of a new Environmental Education Center that will increase LACAWAC's capacity to serve more students; provide environmental education programs year for local residents and visitors; and offer a venue where everyone can reconnect to nature and the world around us.
Foundation Gives to Farm Arts Collective. The Wayne County Community Foundation awarded a grant to the Farm Arts Collective ofDamascus. The funding will support this season of programs and for the infrastructure required to welcome the public to a working farm. The Farm Arts Collective mission is to nourish and build community through farming, at, food and ecology. Programs include farm-related workshops, agri-cultural public events,and performances.