The eleven organizations awarded Community Grants included:
Hungry Kids Program at Chino Valley School District: Awarded a $7,500 grant to provide food for the weekend needs of disadvantaged children.
Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary – Awarded a $4,000 grant to refurbish the children’s playground.
Hungry Kids Program at Humboldt School District: Awarded a $2,500 grant to provide food for the weekend needs of disadvantaged children.
Yavapai County Sheriff’s Response Team – Awarded a $5,000 grant to fund the “Hug A Tree” program, that instructs children what to do when lost in the wilderness.
Yavapai Family Advocacy Center: Awarded a grant of $5,000 to provide counseling services for children who are victims of abuse, neglect, or sexual assault.
Prescott Area Shelter Services: Awarded a $3,000 grant to provide transportation services to medical appointments for its clients.
PUSD Foundation: Awarded a $3,500 grant to support innovative teaching concepts in technology and media studies.
Arizona Sewing Works: Awarded a commitment grant of $5,000 to provide sewing skills to unemployed individuals.
Prescott Valley Performing Arts: Awarded a grant of $2,500 to support the summer production of Little Red and the Riding Hoods.
Song of the Pines: Awarded a grant of $2,500 to upgrade the traveling speaker system for this nationally recognized group.
West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation: Awarded a $5,000 grant for operational support of the new Crisis Stabilization Unit.
“For over 5000 years the concept of charitable giving to one’s community has been an integral part of Jewish tradition,” said Foundation president David Hess. “The Jewish Foundation is proud and honored to support these fine local organizations and agencies that provide such vital services.”