PAST GRANT RECIPIENTS

The following is a list of some of the grants that have been given out since the foundation was founded in 2006.  This list does not include all grants and donations, but rather is intended to show examples of the types of programs and organizations that have been selected in the past.  Funded amounts are not provided because they can vary greatly and are specific to the program or project.
2020
  • Metro Lutheran Ministries: Feeding Programs (Backsnack, pantry, meals)

  • Metro Lutheran Ministries: COVID food programs

  • America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia: Kids Cafe generator

  • Metro Lutheran Ministries (Kansas City): Dental Program

2019
  • Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired (Kansas City, MO): Literacy/Functional Vision Evaluations

  • Della Lamb (Kansas City): 91st Day Program (refugee settlement program)

  • Metro Lutheran Ministries (Kansas City): Family Empowerment Continuum 

  • Horizons Savannah: 2020 Summer Camp Program

  • America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia: Kids Cafe Program

  • America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia: Replacement of Kids Cafe cambros

2018
  • Della Lamb (Kansas City): 91st Day Program (refugee settlement program)

  • Metro Lutheran Ministries (Kansas City): Learning to Earning Program

  • America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia: Kids Cafe Program

  • Social Apostolate of Savannah: School Uniform Program

  • America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia: Kids Cafe Program

2016
  • Metro Lutheran Ministries (Kansas City): Learning to Earning Program

  • Metro Lutheran Ministries (Kansas City): Dental Program

  • Social Apostolate of Savannah: School Uniform Program

  • Family Advancement Ministries (Macon, GA): Holiday Gift of Love Program

2014
  • Gillis (Kansas City, MO): Emergency Children’s Shelter

  • Metro Lutheran Ministries (Kansas City, MO): Learning to Earning Program

  • Social Apostolate of Savannah: School Uniform Program

  • America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia: Kids Cafe Program

  • Family Advancement Ministries (Macon, GA): Christmas Meals and Emergency Assistance

2012
  • Fresh Air Home (Savannah, GA): Field trips for low-income children (summer camp)

  • Gillis (Kansas City, MO): Food for emergency children’s shelter

  • Social Apostolate of Savannah: School Uniform Program

  • Metro Lutheran Ministries: Donation of coats, toys/Christmas gifts

  • America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia: Kids Cafe Program

2010
  • Savannah Red Cross: Emergency Community Services

  • Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired: Preschool/Kindergarten Program

  • Deep Center, Inc. (Savannah, GA):  Fall Literacy Program

  • Raytown Emergency Assistance Program (Raytown, Missouri): Rent assistance for families

  • The Children’s Place (Kansas City): Day Treatment Services Program

  • Gillis (Kansas City): Children’s Emergency Shelter

  • Groves High School (Savannah, GA): Junior Library Guild (book purchases)

2008
  • Social Apostolate of Savannah: Family Emergency Program

  • Episcopal Community Services: Backpack feeding program (Springfield, MO, and KCMO)

  • Kansas City Free Health Clinic: Care Mobile Dental Referrals

  • Gillis (Kansas City): Emergency Assistance Fund

  • America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia: Mobile Food Pantry and Kids Cafe Program

  • Savannah Red Cross: Emergency Community Services Program

  • Boys and Girls Club of Greater Savannah: Teachers Tutoring Program

  • reStart, Inc, (Kansas City): Purchase of a 12 passenger van

2017
  • Della Lamb (Kansas City): Winter jackets

  • Newhouse (Kansas City): Children’s Services Program (domestic abuse shelter)

  • Metro Lutheran Ministries (Kansas City): Dental Program

  • Della Lamb (Kansas City): 91st Day Program (refugee settlement program)

  • America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia: Kids Cafe Program

2015
  • Operation Breakthrough (Kansas City): Dental Program

  • Metro Lutheran Ministries (Kansas City): Learning to Earning Program

  • America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia: Kids Cafe Program

  • Family Advancement Ministries (Macon, GA): Christmas Meals and Emergency Assistance

  • Metro Lutheran Ministries (Kansas City): Breakfast Ministry Program

  • Family Advancement Ministries (Macon, GA): Holiday Gift of Love Program

2013
  • Savannah Volunteer Dental Clinic: Supplies for children’s free dental program

  • The Fresh Air Home (Savannah, GA): Summer camp for low-income children

  • The Mediation Center (Savannah, GA): Peer Mediation Program in public schools

  • Social Apostolate of Savannah: School Uniform Program

  • America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia: Kids Cafe Program

2011
  • America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia: Mobile Food Pantry, Kids Cafe Programs

  • Social Apostolate of Savannah: Food pantry, School Uniform Program

  • Deep Center, Inc (Savannah, GA).: Sponsor workshop at Myers Middle School

  • Family Advancement Ministries (Macon, GA): Life skills Program, Christmas Assistance Program

  • Boggs Mountain Humane Shelter: Animal Inoculations

2009
  • Our Lady of Angels School (Kansas City, MO): Classroom computers purchase

  • Lee’s Summit Social Services (Lee’s Summit, MO): Back to School Program

  • Social Apostolate of Savannah: School Uniform Voucher Program

  • Community Services League (Kansas City): Food pantry support

  • KC Pet Program: Halfway Home Pet Adoptions, Spay-Neuter Program

  • Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph: Father His Center

  • Front Porch Alliance (Kansas City): Harvesters food bank purchases

2007
  • Medbank Foundation, Inc. (Kansas City): Clinical Model Expansion Program

  • Lee’s Summit Social Services (Lee’s Summit, MO): Perishable items for emergency assistance

  • Harvesters Food Bank (Kansas City): Backsnack and Kids Cafe Programs

  • Children’s Mercy Hospital (Kansas City): Asthma medications prescription assistance

  • Community LINC (Kansas City): Rebuilding exterior stairs

  • Operation Breakthrough (Kansas City): College-bound Program

  • Johnson County Christmas Bureau (Kansas City): Christmas Shop

  • American’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia: Community Kitchen Program, job training

2006
  • America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia (Savannah, GA): Kids Cafe site sponsorships

  • Social Apostolate of Savannah:  Clean Homes/Healthy Families Program

  • Union Mission (Savannah, GA): Magdalene House, women, and children shelter daycare 

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  • Front Porch Alliance (Kansas City): Grocery Assistance

  • Wesley Community Centers (Savannah, GA): Crisis Intervention Services

  • Gillis (Kansas City): Community Based Services

  • Alta Vista Christian Church (Kansas City): Winter clothing and supplies

  • Family Advancement Ministries (Macon, GA): Layettes (items for newborn children)