Well Foundation Greatest Need Fund awards grants

ELKHART, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) — Improving health in Elkhart County is the goal after committee members of the Well Foundation Greatest Need Fund awarded nearly $155,000 in grants. The fund provides grants to support various health-related community projects.

The grants come from funds that were part of the Well Foundation, which was formerly known as the Goshen Hospital & Health Care Foundation.

“Former Well Foundation board and committee members came together and made decisions to help a number of initiatives in our community,” said Vonnie Trumble, associate program officer for the Community Foundation. “We are grateful for their ongoing commitment to help improve community health.”

Organizations receiving grants:

  • Boys & Girls Clubs, Running to Healthy Habits 2021 – $4,000
  • CAPS, CFAC Program Health Food Options – $3,000
  • Center for Healing & Hope, Technology and Phones – $10,000
  • Community Sustainability Project, Fresh Food Therapy – $3,210
  • Girls on the Run, Spring 2021 program – $14,000
  • Goshen College, Nursing Simulation Training -$15,000
  • Maple City Health Care, Affordable Tattoo Removal – $20,000
  • Northern Indiana Hispanic Health Coalition, Healthy Hearts-Healthy Minds Program – $30,000
  • REAL Services, Elkhart County Nutrition Sites – $5,000
  • Riverview Adult Day Center, Community Partnerships Phase 2 – $4,000
  • Ryan’s Place, Grief Support Programs – $16,000
  • SAWS – Servants at Work, Ramp Up Elkhart County – $16,500
  • The Crossing, Elkhart Crossing ETC COVID-19 Response Project – $8,000
  • WheelchairHelp.Org, Lift Chair & Wide Wheelchair Restoration – $6,000