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Community support: List 2

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 12:45 pm
The Foellinger Foundation Board of Directors approved these grants: Allen County Public Library, $895,000; Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne, $85,000; Crossroad Child and Family Services, $10,000; Erin's House for Grieving Children, $15,000; Euell A. Wilson Center, $40,000; Fort Wayne Urban League, $22,500; Gateway Woods Family Services, $20,000; Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana, $20,000; Lifeline Youth and Family Services, $185,000; Power House Youth Center, $32,500; Salvation Army, $40,000; and Women's Care Center, $10,000.St. Joseph Community Health Foundation, with Parkview Health Systems and Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health, received the Health Information Technology Award from the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved. Project Connect staff accepted the award.The Center for Nonviolence will hold a potluck dinner, annual meeting and a friends' thank-you night 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 12 at the center, 235 W. Creighton Ave. Dishes from volunteers/friends are not required. Reservations: Maureene Riethmiller at 456-4112 or mmeinert@centerfornv.org.Fifth Third Bank has awarded $500 to Allen County Education Partnership in support of Project READS.The Edward D. and Ione Auer Foundation awarded funds to these organizations: A Hope Center, $5,000; ACRES Land Trust, $10,000; Community Harvest Food Bank, $10,000; Community Transportation Network, $10,000; Healthier Moms and Babies, $10,000; Historic Fort Wayne, $15,000; Interfaith Hospitality Network, $10,000; Lifetime Sports Academy, $25,000; Neighborhood Health Clinics, $10,000; Questa Foundation for Education, $50,000; Science Central, $25,000; Super Shot, $10,000; League for the Blind and Disabled, $10,000; Vincent Village, $15,000; YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne, $25,000.Lincoln Financial Foundation awarded these grants: Fort Wayne Philharmonic, $49,000; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, $40,000; Fort Wayne Cinema Center, $17,500; Fort Wayne Civic Theatre, $16,000; Fort Wayne Dance Collective, $15,000; Foundation for Art and Music in Elementary Education, $13,500; Fort Wayne Children's Choir, $13,000; Heartland Chamber Chorale, $13,000; Audiences Unlimited, $12,000; Fort Wayne Park Foundation, $12,000; Fort Wayne Youtheatre, $12,000; Unity Performing Arts Foundation, $9,000; ARCH, $7,500; Artlink, $7,500; and Embassy Theatre Foundation, $7,000.Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne will receive $280,000 over two years to support its annual fund drive and the Nonprofit Arts Internship Initiative.Unitarian Universalist Congregation is collecting these supplies for Black Pine Animal Sanctuary: cash, grocery gift cards, fuel gift cards, scoopable cat litter, Meow Mix original dry cat food, paper towels, plain applesauce — single-serve containers, sponge mops with replaceable heads, fresh fruit, water softener, frozen beef, venison, poultry, farm-style broad/flat-end shovels.

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