2018 Grants Funded
This year, the Randolph Health Community Foundation is proud to announce that it has awarded 17 health and wellness grants. This is the 21st year the foundation has provided funding for health and wellness programs throughout Randolph County. The 2018 grants that were awarded through the Randolph Health Community Foundation include:
$8,600: Asheboro Shelter of Hope
To bring a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor to the men's homeless shelter to work with clients who need this service.
$13,950: City of Randleman
To construct a pedestrian bridge over a creek on the Randleman segment of the Deep River Greenway, expanding the trail.
$1,200: Communities in Schools of Randolph County
To purchase/equip a second Cooking Matters kit and groceries to implement this program in additional school sites in the spring and fall of 2018 and in the Central Asheboro Boys and Girls Club during summer 2018.
$8,190: Guy B. Teachey PTO
To refurbish the blacktop area and update the current playground to allow effective use of the space and ensure the safety of students and teachers.
$1,920: Hopewell United Methodist Church
To expand the current meal program to provide a minimum of 960 more meals to residents in the Trinity area.
$12,000: Lindley Park Elementary School
To naturalize the playground by building and installing unique climbing structures in an outdoor learning environment that supports both physical health and mental well-being.
$6,000: Love InDeed, Inc.
To provide a weekly free meal to the rural community in the Caraway Mountain area of Randolph County
$2,800: Randolph Community College
To provide local community resource providers, educators and advocates with the skills to address and understand addiction in the local community.
$3,000: Randolph County Health Department
To bring Play Daze, a day encouraging free play for children, to the most rural parts of our county where children and their families would not otherwise have access to this event.
$5,000: Randolph Health Athletic Training
To provide healthy after school snacks for athletes currently serviced by Randolph Health Athletic Trainers at the high school level.
$4,000: Randolph Health Maternity Services
To acquaint parents of the 800 newborns at Randolph Health with the important role they play in their baby's brain development by reading to them beginning day one of their life.
$11,565: Randolph Health Nursing Administration
To purchase five AED machines, which will outfit all five Guil-Rand Fire Department front line engines, and replace current equipment that is out of date.
$6,409: Randolph Health Nursing Administration
To provide the NC Zoo with new AED machines to replace the old, unserviceable ones.
$345: Randolph Health StayWell Senior Care
To create a handbell choir for StayWell Senior Care participants, which will enhance their health and wellness, keep their bodies moving and improve the quality of their lives.
$3,000: Randolph Partnership for Children
To improve nutrition and eating behaviors for approximately 615 children ages 0 - 5 at seven childcare centers by assisting with purchases of locally grown produce and improving on-site gardens.
$7,587: Salvation Army
To launch a health and financial wellness program for clients showing them how to safely prepare food, strengthen their bodies and provide financial management training.
$7,000: Uwharrie Charter Middle Grades Academy
To create two natural learning environment areas to promote physical activity, opportunities for the arts and increase active play among students.
Founded in 1995, the Randolph Health Community Foundation uses the interest from contributions, along with funds raised through special events, to award health and wellness grants to Randolph Health and the Randolph County community. Contributions to the foundation have been a valuable part of the foundation's ability to award over $1 million to support health and wellness initiatives.