From the Grounds Up Farms, Inc. received the most votes at our August meeting and plan to use our funds to install an outdoor kitchen for community cooking classes and demos as well as install proper irrigation at their main farm. Congrats!
Shalom Free Clinic took home the checks at our May 1st gathering. Shalom, a Chico medical clinic dedicated to free healthcare and other self-care services, received $14,650. They will use our funds for ADA compliance projects and exam tables.
Catalyst Domestic Violence Services was the top vote getter at our February 6th meeting. Our $14,550 donation will go towards remodeling the laundry room at the shelter with two new industrial washers and dryers, new cabinets and flooring, paint and a wall mounted ironing board. Providing a reliable and well appointed laundry room helps keep Catalyst’s safe space safe and welcoming.
At our November 7th meeting, Chico Posse Foundation was the evening’s chosen non-profit. Chico Posse “plugs the holes” to keep people from becoming homeless and helps them get back on their feet with housing, food and household items. Our donation to support them totaled $14,900.
At our August 1st meeting, Ability First Sports was chosen to receive our quarterly donation of $15,775. With the funds, they purchased adaptive PE equipment and a trailer to transport it. We are thrilled to support this incredible program.
Cast Hope was awarded $13,750 at our May 16th meeting to provide a multi-event summer program including classroom learning, stream clean up, fly tying lessons, fly fishing clinic on Deer Creek and fishing equipment for 250 children.
Diane Puckett, Director, Peg Taylor Center
The Peg Taylor Center was awarded over $12,000 at our February 7th meeting. The funds were used to upgrade therapeutic equipment at the center used for physical rehabilitation.
Eligible Non-Profits (in the pool)
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