4/17/2020 4:24:00 PM Local Nonprofits Receive Emergency COVID-19 Relief Grants
Lincoln County Community Foundation Press Release
LINCOLNTON – The Lincoln County Community Foundation announced grants totaling $30,000 to six local nonprofits on the frontlines of serving those impacted by the coronavirus. The board of advisors typically awards grants in August but expedited the process to address emergency needs in Lincoln County as a result of the pandemic.
“Obviously extraordinary times calls for an extraordinary response,” said Wayne Hoyle, Lincoln County Community Foundation board chair. “Our local board of advisors understand what this community needs during this coronavirus pandemic. Supporting the nonprofits who are aiding those who need it the most is our top priority.”
$5,000 to the Christian Ministry of Lincoln County to provide emergency services for families.
$5,000 to East Lincoln Christian Ministries to support individuals with direct assistance.
$5,000 to Kintegra Family Medicine – Lincolnton to provide critical healthcare.
$5,000 to Hesed House of Hope to address emerging needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
$5,000 to Lincoln County Against Domestic Violence Shelter to serve victims of domestic violence with emergency needs.
$5,000 to Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse for emergency services to support victims in Lincoln County.
The Lincoln County Community Foundation is a regional affiliate of Foundation For The Carolinas. For more information, visit lincolncounty-cf.org.
About the Lincoln County Community Foundation --- Established in 2001 as a permanent endowment, the Lincoln County Community Foundation benefits a wide range of charitable purposes in Lincoln County. As an affiliate of Charlotte-based Foundation For The Carolinas, the Lincoln County Community Foundation inspires philanthropy, increases charitable giving and strengthens the community. For more information please visit lincolncounty-cf.org.
Lincoln County Community Foundation Board of Advisors: Wayne Hoyle, Walter Clark, Loretta Beam, Elaine Harmon, Willie Heafner, Marti Hovis, Joe Lampron, David Lee, Deirdre Nachamie, Panico Peres, Chris Rhyne, Tony Simpson
Trustees Emeriti: Daniel Barefoot, Diane Hunter Boyd, Jerry Cochrane, Sylvia Holmes, Dick Jonas, Bo King, Chip Stroup, Mollie Warlick, Rosalind Welder