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Nonprofits get $400,000 from foundations

The Community Service Funds at the Mary Washington Hospital Foundation and the Stafford Hospital Center Foundation have awarded 13 grants to local nonprofit groups that operate health-related projects.

The foundations award the grants twice a year.  This distribution totaled more than $400,000. Some of the organizations provide medical care to the underserved. Others operate health education programs.

The recipients from Mary Washington’s fund are:

Central Virginia Health Services – Lay health promoter program — $78,260.

Germanna Community College – Online LPN to RN program — $62,869 (each year for three years).

Bragg Hill Family Life Center – Supporting Health by Inspiring Neighborhoods to Exercise (SHINE) program — $42,000.

Spotsylvania County Schools – Healthy Bodies through Educated Minds — $40,000.

Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation – Nursing program instructors — $35,000.

Guadalupe Free Clinic of Colonial Beach, Inc. – free clinic — $25,000.

Fredericksburg Department of Social Services – Community-based eligibility worker — $23,142.

Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault – Continuum-of-care counseling model — $20,000.

Fredericksburg Counseling Services, Inc. – Pro bono counseling services for low income, uninsured –$18,500.

Hazel Hill Apartment Corporation and Hazel Hill Civic Association – on-site nurse– $13,364.

Northern Neck Alliance, Inc.  - Northern Neck Head Start — $10,000.

The Arc of Rappahannock, Inc. – Cooking and nutrition program for adults with disabilities — $5,000.

Thurman Brisben Center – Resident general medical care — $5,000.

The recipients from Stafford Hospital Center’s fund are:

Stafford Department of Social Services – Stafford’s Health Insurance Enrollment (SHINE) — $20,000.

Stafford County Public Schools – Stafford Academy for Technology Biomedical Sciences Program — $10,000.