Rotary Club of Henderson Awards $45K to Local Charities

The Rotary Club says it is stepping up efforts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted: Mar 1, 2021 7:25 PM

The Rotary Club of Henderson is distributing more than $45,000 in grant money to local nonprofits. The organization says this last year and the effects of the global pandemic have put even more stress on the local nonprofits.

To help offset these struggles, the Rotary made a $10,000 matching donation to the Henderson Tourist Commission and the Ohio Valley Art League to establish funding for a new art gallery. Gallery 101 will be a galley and community space located inside the Depot Welcome Center.

The rest of the successful grant recipients are:

Audubon Kids Zone (AKZ) $1,000 to support Food boxes.

Cliff Hagan Boys & Girls Club $1,000 to support Weekly Scholarships.

Habitat for Humanity $2,000 to Support Habitat Voucher Program.

Healing Reins $1,500 to expand its Equine Therapy services.

Henderson Area Arts Alliance $3,000 to sponsor the 2021-2022 Arts season.

Henderson Christian Community $2,000 for its Rental Assistance Program.

Outreach Henderson Community College $1,000 to support Hispanic/Latino Student Recruitment Program.

Henderson Historical Music $2,000 to sponsor the 30thW.C. Handy Blues & BBQ Preservation Society Festival.

Henderson Humane Society$1,000 to help fund a “Meet-n-Greet” room for adoptions.

HLI $1,000 to sponsor the 14th class of the Henderson Leadership Initiative.

Henderson Chamber Educational $4,000 to fund Imagination Library book fees.

Foundation Involvement, Inc. $3,000 to support Juvenile Community Service Program &Juvenile Rehabilitation Program & Drug Screening.

Marsha’s Place $2,000 to provide supplies for clients Matthew 25 AIDS Services $1,500 to support Zach’s Kitchen Food Pantry Delivery Program.

New Hope Animal Shelter$2,500 for Animal Medical Supplies.

OASIS $1,000 to support Client’s Transitional Program.

Rotary Colonels 2 College $250 for Promotional Materials.

Salvation Army $2,000 to support their Emergency Assistance Program.

Volunteer & Info Center $3,000 to support VIC Programs –Adopt a Family and Build-a-Bed.

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