Hinton Area Foundation Grant Recipients

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2017 General Endowment Fund Grant Recipients

Total Grants: $14,064

1. SC Youth Football League - Cheer uniforms and replacement equipment $500 (Chris Pack)
2. Brothers United Community Society - Wrestling equipment $300 (Chris Pack)
3. Summers County High School Girls Softball Team - Equipment $500 (Mike Sheaves)
4. REACHH FRC - Child care & summer Activities $500 (Beth Sizemore)
5. Greenbrier Valley Rural Fire Department (GVRFD) - Public safety $1,000 (James Wiseman)
6. SC Christmas Toy Fund / Ruritan - Serves approx. 400 children up to 12 years old $600 (Darrell Lilly)
7. SC WVU Ext Office - Youth summer camp food and Energy Express $500 (Leslie Woodrum)
8. Summers County Loving Hearts Team - Cancer survivor expenses $500 (Teresa Mann)
9. First United Methodist Church - Yummy Bags for local youth $500 (Nancy & Ed Cales)
10. Childrens Home Society WV - Foster care and adoption programs $1,000 (Janet Richmond)
11. SC Art Experience - Hands-on experience for elementary school students $750 (Rob Ofsa)
12. Beyond Wishes Therapeutic Riding Program - Equine therapy $1,000.00 (Windle McQuaig)
13. ARS CREO - Musical $264.00 (Zach Merritt)
14. Summers County Public Library - Summer Reading Program $750.00 (Austin Persinger)
15. NRG National River - Camp Brookside Environmental Education Center $750 (Angela Allison)
16. Jumping Branch Elementary School - Mobile Agriculture Lab STEM Project $500 (Angela Miller)
17. Jumping Branch Elementary School - Kindergarten STEM Math & Science Project $500 (Emma Ronat)
18. Hinton Area Elementary School - Lego Education We Do Sets / STEM Project $500 (Christie Shaffer)
19. Talcott Elementary School - Mobile Agriculture Lab STEM Project $500 (Amanda Wheeler)
20. Appalachian South Folklife Center - Learning Day Camp $500 (Jeannette Justice)
21. Just Christians Reading Program - Summers County youth reading $500 (Nancy Martin)
22. Second Saturdays - Downtown Hinton outdoor activities May-Oct 2017 $350 (Chad Meador)
23. Active Southern WV - Youth running program $400 (Marjore Polster)
24. Yummy Bags Ministry - Books $400 (Karen Bollinger)


2016 General Endowment Fund Grant Recipients

Total Grants: $11,800

1. Summers County Football League $500.00 (Chris Pack)
2. Brothers United Community Society $500.00* (Chris Pack)
3. SC Christmas Toy Fund $1200.00 (Darrell Lilly)
4. Hinton Area Elementary $1100.00 (Jackie Persinger)
5. Yummy Bags Ministry - Books $1000.00 (Karen Bollinger)
6. Yummy Bags Ministry - United Methodist Church $500.00 (Patricia Mick)
7. Children's Home Society (WE CAN) (Janet Richmond) $1000.00
8. Summers County Extension - Energy Express $500.00 (Leslie Woodrum)
9. Summers County Art Experience (Board of Education) $1000.00 (Sharon Ginsburg)
10. Beyond Wishes Therapeutic Riding Program $1700.00 (Windle McQuaig)
11. Summers County KIDS (ARS CREO) $400.00 (Zach Merritt)
12. Summers County Public Library (Reading Program) $400.00 (Myra Ziegler)
13. Summers County Girls High School Softball Team $1000 (Mike Sheaves)
14. Camp Summers $1000 (Sandy Turner)
*Funded by Burdette Family Fund

2015 General Endowment Fund Grant Recipients

Total Grants: $11,540

1. Summers County Football League $1000.00 (Chris Pack)
2. Brothers United Community Society $1000.00 (Chris Pack)
3. REACHH - Summer Fun Program $1000.00 (Beth Sizemore)
4. Summers County Christmas Toy Fund $1200.00 (Darrell Lilly)
5. Summers County Read Aloud-Head Start - Snuggle and Read $940.00 (Karen Bollinger)
6. Yummy Bags Ministry - United Methodist Church $1000.00 (Patricia Mick)
7. Children's Home Society (WE CAN) $1000.00 (Janet Richmond)
8. Summers County Extension - Energy Express Summer Reading Program $1000.00 (Leslie Woodrum)
9. Summers County Art Experience (REACHH) $1000.00 (Sharon Ginsburg)
10. Beyond Wishes Therapeutic Riding Program $1000.00 (Windle McQuaig)
11. Summers County KIDS (ARS CREO) $400.00 (Zach Merritt)
12. Summers County Public Library (Read Program) $1000.00 (Myra Ziegler)


2014 General Endowment Fund Grant Recipients

Total Grants: $10,500

1. Summers County Football League $800.00 (Chris Pack)
2. Brothers United Community Society $750.00 (Chris Pack)
3. Summers County High School Girls Softball Program $800.00 (Mike Sheaves)
4. Summers County Christmas Toy Fund $1200.00 (Darrell Lilly)
5. WVU Extension Service $500.00 Rick Moorefield
6. Children's Home Society (WE CAN) $800.00 (Janet Richmond)
7. WVU Extension (Energy Express) $750.00 (Lesley Woodrum)
8. Summers County Art Experience (REACHH) $1000.00 (Sharon Ginsburg)
9. Beyond Wishes Therapeutic Riding $800.00 (Windle McQuaig)
10. Ars Creo $400.00 (Ashleigh Gill)
11. Summers County Public Library (Summer Reading) $800.00 (Myra Ziegler)
12. REACHH - Family Resource Center $900.00 (Beth Sizemore)
13. Camp Summers $1000.00 (Sandy Turner)


2013 General Endowment Fund Grant Recipients

Total Grants: $8,500

1. Summers County Youth Football League - Balls & Shoulder Pads $800.00 (Chris Pack, Director)
2. Brothers United Community Society - Balls & Backboard $750.00 (Chris Pack, Director)
3. Summers Middle School - Calculators $650.00 (Denise Pruitt, Teacher 6th Grade)
4. Summers Co Art Experience Program K-5 $800.00 (Sharon Ginsburg)
5. Camp Summers - Repairs for cabins $800.00 (Sandy Turner, Director)
6. Childrens Home Society - WE CAN - Growth in Summers County $800.00 (Betty Hendrick)
7. WVU Extension - Energy Express-Meals for Adult Volunteers & Additional nutritious food for children $800.00 (Lesley Woodrum, Agent)
8. Beyond Wishes Therapeutic Riding Program - Sponsor Veterans $800.00 (Windle McQuaig, Director)
9. Summers County Library "Dig into Reading" - 2013 Program $800.00 (Myra Ziegler, Director)
10. HAE KIDS Drama Program - New Equipment $800.00 (Rebecca McLaughlin)
11. REACHH Family Resource - Childcare for working parents/field trips $750.00 (Anna Zielger, Board Member)


2012 General Endowment Fund Grant Recipients

Total Grants: $8,867

1. Summers County Youth Football League - Pants $1,000.00 (Chris Pack, Director)
2. Brothers United Community Society - Basketball $850.00 (Chris Pack, President)
3. Summers County ACWP Humane Society - Spay/Neuter $608.50 (Cheryl Kula, Volunteer)
4. Summers County Christmas Toy Fund/Ruritan Club $1,200.00 (Darrell Lilly, Chairman)
5. Camp Summers - Replace roof $1,000.00 (Sandy Turner, Director)
6. WVU Extension Service - Energy Express - Meals $750.00 (Lesley Woodrum)
7. Board of Education - Summers County Art Experience $1,500.00 (Sharon Ginsburg, Program Coordinator)
8. Beyond Wishes Therapeutic Riding Program, Inc. - New ring and equipment $500.00 (Windle, Toni, Mareelyn McQuaig)
9. Ars Creo - Theater Group $350.00 (Ashleigh Gill)
10. Summers County Public Library - Summer Reading Program $608.50 (Myra Ziegler, Director)
11. Safety on the Blue Committee - PFDs $500.00 (Joni Koenig - Director)


2011 General Endowment Fund Grant Recipients

Total Grants: $10,775

Hinton Ruritan Club: $1200
Summers County Christmas Toy Fund

Summers County Public Library: $2500
Summer Reading Program

Summers County Youth Football League: $1000
To purchases helmets

B.U.C.S. (Brothers United Community Society): $850
Youth and adult basketball and cheerleading

Summers County ACWP (Animal Control and Welfare Project), Humane Society: $2000
Spay and Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP)

WVU Extension Service: $500
Energy Express summer reading program - Meals for adults and children

REACHH - FRC: $1500
Summers County Art Experience Program

WVU Extension Service: $500
Summers County Green Team - for Recycling

Beyond Wishes Therapeutic Riding Program: $375
Support for Riding Activities

Ars Creo: $350
Outlet for creative force in community



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