Grants Awarded 2011
The Summit Endowment provides grants to non-profit organizations in the area for collaborative, outcome-focused projects that address health issues affecting residents in Summit Health's service areas. Listed below are the 2011 grant recipients:
- Boys & Girls Club of Chambersburg & Shippensburg Zumba fitness classes.
- Chambersburg Council for the Arts Art classes for seniors.
- Children’s Aid Society (Frances Leiter Center) Summer therapeutic services for Head Start children and their families.
- Franklin County 4-H Therapeutic Riding Program A sensory trail to provide experiences that offers riders opportunities to see, hear, smell, touch and talk about items they encounter.
- Healthy Communities Partnership Expansion of a school-based mentoring program to include drug and alcohol prevention.
- House of Grace Expand a physical fitness program to engage the majority of the women who attend the House of Grace.
- Interfaith Housing Alliance Wellness program for seniors to aid with prevention of diabetes and other chronic diseases.
- Keystone Health Autism fair to educate families of young children with autism.
- Maternal Child Health Dept. of Chambersburg Hospital Brochures to educate Hispanic community members about effective prenatal care.
- Penn State Cooperative Extension “Dining with Diabetes” program to educate community members with Type 2 diabetes.
- Penn State Mont Alto One grant for software upgrade for equipment in simulation lab used for Nursing education and one grant for two faculty members for RN degree program.
- UCP of South Central PA Kindergarten readiness program that combines typically developing children and children with developmental delays.
- Waynesboro Area Human Services Council Program to help low-income diabetics purchase prescriptions and supplies to manage their diabetes.