Local organizations to get grants from first lady

File. Karen Pence (WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WANE)  Indiana First Lady Karen Pence will award $23,500 to 31 organizations across Indiana. Five of them are in Allen County.

Each charity will get a check ranging from $500 to $1,000 in grant money. Local organizations receiving money include the Euell Wilson Center, Christ Child Society of Fort Wayne, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, Mustard Seed Furniture Bank, and McMillen Center for Health Education.

Representatives from the following organizations will attend a reception Wednesday morning to receive their award and recognition:


Grant Recipient Website County
Youth Villages – Indiana www.youthvillages.org Monroe, Bartholomew, Marion, Dubois, Clark, Jefferson
Euell Wilson Center http://euellwilsoncenter.org Allen
Great Commission Church of God www.greatcommissionchurchofgod.org Marion
Hoosier Burn Camp, Inc. www.hoosierburncamp.org Tippecanoe
Christ Child Society of Fort Wayne www.christchildfw.org Allen
Dayspring Center www.dayspringindy.org Marion
College Mentors for Kids, University of Notre Dame Chapter http://www.collegementors.org/ St. Joseph
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo http://kidszoo.org/ Allen
Beachfront Dance School, INC. www.beachfrontdance.org Lake
Mustard Seed Furniture Bank of Fort Wayne, Inc. www.mustardseedfortwayne.com Allen
Ransburg YMCA, c/o Arsenal Technical High School Boys & Girls Swim Team https://www.facebook.com/RansburgYMCA Marion
Grace Learning Center www.citizens4homelesss.org La Porte
Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana www.gotrofnwi.org Lake
North Spencer Community Action Center N/A Spencer
Caring Friends Daycare Ministry www.caringfriendsdaycareministry.com Vanderburgh
McMillen Center for Health Education http://www.mcmillencenter.org/; http://www.brushdental.org/ Allen
Restore Outreach/The Gathering www.restore1more.com Vanderburgh
Ozanam Family Shelter Corp http://ofsevv.org/ Vanderburgh
Indiana Music Education Association Foundation www.imeamusic.org Marion
Miles for Merry Miracles www.m4mm.org Floyd
Arthritis Foundation Indiana http://arthritis.org Marion
Hope Central http://encounteringhopeministries.com/ Warrick
Family Promise of Greater Indianapolis http://www.familypromiseindyihn.org/ Marion
Evansville African American Museum www.evansvilleaamuseum.org Vanderburgh
YWCA of Evansville, IN, Inc. www.ywcaevansville.org Harrison
HOPE Medora Goes Pink Breast Cancer Awareness, Inc. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hope-Medora-Goes-Pink/372327292897252?fref=ts Jackson
Lifebridge-Community www.lifebridge-community.org Marion
Gene Stratton-Porter Memorial Society www.genestratton-porter.com Noble
New Way Community Church http://newwaycommunitychurch.org/ Marion
Tri-Town Safety Village www.safetyvillage.us Lake
The PEERS Project of Indiana www.peersproject.org Marion


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