The Fund for Sandwich of The Cape Cod Foundation recently awarded $7,000 in grants to eight nonprofit organizations serving the community.
“While the Fund supports initiatives that address a wide range of programs that improve the quality of life for those who live and work in Sandwich, during this grant cycle, we prioritized proposals that particularly address the needs of at-risk populations,” said Dr. Madeleine Adler, Advisory Committee Chair.
This year’s recipients are:
Alzheimer’s Family Caregiver Support Center, $500
To support free Alzheimer’s/dementia support groups for Sandwich residents;
Amazing Grace $1,500
To provide one Sandwich youth access to the nonprofit’s annual programming;
Cape Kid Meals $700
To support the Weekend Backpack Food program in Sandwich schools;
Community Health Center of Cape Cod, $1000
To support translation services for CHC patients from Sandwich;
Elder Services of Cape Cod & the Islands, $1000
To support the Meals on Wheels program for Sandwich residents;
To support “Step up Now,” a motivational program that brings professionals from non-traditional fields to meet with local students in the Sandwich schools;
Sandwich Council on Aging, $500
To support its Caregiver Respite program; and
Sandwich Partnership for Families, $1,000
To support safety repairs to playground equipment.
Those wishing to donate to The Fund for Sandwich can visit fundforsandwich.org or send a check payable to The Fund for Sandwich to: The Cape Cod Foundation, 261 Whites Path, Unit 2, South Yarmouth, MA 02664. For additional information, contact the Foundation or email firstname.lastname@example.org.