Funding will help provide critical support to women and girls
Emergency grants of $1,250 each were awarded to four area nonprofits from the Women’s Fund at the Community Foundation. Diakonia, Inc., Little Sisters of Charity, Life Crisis Center and Samaritan Shelter each received grants for emergency needs of women and girls.
According to Shelly Daniels, Executive Director, Samaritan Shelter, Inc., “The award from the Women’s Fund will help us meet the needs of women and girls. Primarily the funds will be used to help with costs associated with education and employment. Our organization is very grateful to be the recipient of these funds. We appreciate our partnership with the Women’s Fund and the Community Foundation of the Lower Eastern Shore.”
Community Foundation’s Women’s Fund Emergency Grants provide funding to nonprofit organizations that support critical assistance to local women and girls. Funding will be awarded to services and programs that offer utility, prescription, food, education and housing or other emergency type needs.