Women's Giving Circle of Cumberland Community Foundation Awards $56,920 in Grants

Women's Giving Circle of Cumberland Community Foundation Awards $56,920 in Grants

On March 15, 2022, the Women’s Giving Circle of Cumberland County hosted the biannual report on issues affecting women and their families. More than 200 community leaders attended the event. The Honorable Toni King delivered inspiring words about how Cumberland County, with the help of Human Trafficking Court, is providing counseling and hope for the victims of human trafficking. Patti Collie, a founding member of the giving circle, presented data from the 2022 Scorecard.
Libby Daniel, WGC grants committee co-chair, announced the 2022 grant awards:

$18,011 to Fayetteville Urban Ministry’s Emergency Assistance Program Reefer Truck Project for a refrigerated vehicle.

$10,000 to the Fayetteville Technical Community College Foundation – H.O.P.E. Childcare Support and Tuition Assistance to fund a child care staff member;

$9,000 to the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina’s Foster Parent Recruitment Program for families living in Cumberland County;

$7,500 to Connections of Cumberland County’s Day Resource Center Support for single women and children for one-stop case management;

$4,044 to the Methodist University Speaking Senses to benefit those with attention deficit disorder, Down syndrome and other developmental issues;

$3,100 to the Armed Services YMCA’s Baby Bundles and Child Care Program with 1,200 Baby Bundles distributed through Womack Army Medical Center;
$2,965 to The School of Hope for Licensing for Adaptive Learning Materials/Books for students with Autism/Disabilities;

And $2,300 to the St. Ann Neighborhood Youth Center’s after-school and summer reading program for the deaf and hard of hearing.

The Women's Giving Circle of Cumberland County seeks to build and encourage philanthropy in women, engage all generations and encourage women to be more intentional with their giving. Learn more about the Women's Giving Circle by visiting our website.