2019 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 22nd year the foundation has provided funding for health and wellness programs throughout Randolph County. The 2019 grants that were awarded through the Randolph Health Community Foundation include:
$1,500 - Communities in Schools of Randolph County
to support and expand the current GoFar after-school fitness program to include one additional site in 2019.
$5,640 - Community Hope Alliance
to supply needles, sterile equipment and provide resources, such as Naloxone, to save the lives of those with substance abuse problems.
$3,150 - Franklinville Elementary School
to promote physical fitness and nutrition by adding diverse action stations and nutrition education to the outdoor play area.
$12,600 - Love InDeed, Inc.
to provide a free community meal each week to people living in the rural Caraway Mountain area of Randolph County.
$6,500 - Nailed 4 You Outreach Ministry
to purchase additional food for the expansion of the hot meal program to the homeless and less fortunate in Randolph County.
$8,000 - Randleman Parks and Recreation
to provide an alternative workout area for families to use as they are at Randleman Park for events or using the playground area.
$3,000 - Randolph Community College
to offer a symposium to local professionals in May 2019 that will focus on current substance abuse and mental health trends.
$6,450 - Randolph County Health Department
to increase the number of post overdose response participants, increase the number of community members trained in overdose prevention, and increase the number of people tested for communicable diseases.
$4,000 - Randolph Health - Books for Babies
to acquaint parents of the nearly 700 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.
$2,000 - Randolph Health
to launch an Indigent Person's fund that will be used to provide prescription medication for uninsured patients who can't afford them.
$1,000 - Randolph Health Cancer Services
to purchase education materials to be distributed to all newly diagnosed breast cancer patients at Randolph Health.
$7,250 - Randolph Health Maternity Services
to provide two comfortable sleeper sofas for support individuals who stay during the day and overnight with mothers who have delivered their babies at Randolph Health.
$4,000 - Randolph Partnership for Children
to transform the outdoor learning environments and play spaces at four child care centers located in three different parts of the county, impacting nearly 250 children.
$7,000 - Seagrove School PTO
to improve the school playground to ensure the safety of students and promote physical fitness/healthy living within the school and the community.
$3,300 - Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation
to install a 1/4 mile walking trail at Paul Henry Park in Liberty.
$16,860 - Town of Ramseur
to grade and surface the portion of the Deep River Rail Trail that will complete the Ramseur segment.
$1,566 - Uwharrie Charter Middle Grades Academy
to build an aquaponics system of sustainable agriculture.
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 $1.8 million to support health and wellness initiatives.