$75,500 Awarded in Humanitarian Concern Grants 2022-23
“Help carry one another’s burden, and in this way you will obey the law of Christ.” Galatians 6:2
Life Choices Family Resource Center, Montrose
Amount Awarded: $4,000 – two separate grants
Purpose of Grants: Funds to purchase car-seats for the Earn While You Learn program for parents.
Pueblo Rescue Mission, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $6,000 – two separate grants
Purpose of Grant: General operating assistance to provide access to shelter, clothing, food and other essentials to our homeless neighbors, as well as additional aid for the homeless displaced by heavy rain and flooding.
A Caring Pregnancy Center, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $1,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support Event Life, the pro-life center’s annual fundraising banquet.
St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation, Grand Junction
Amount Awarded: $250
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support A Night of Heroes fundraising dinner.
St. Mary Our Lady of Sorrows, Walsenburg
Amount Awarded: $5,000 – two separate grants
Purpose of Grant: Funds to offset transportation expenses and provide resources associated with the parish Outreach Program which serves the elderly, the homebound and the disadvantaged.
Tom and Louie’s Cupboard, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $1,500
Purpose of Grant: Resources to assist Tom and Louie’s Cupboard with providing families with food baskets for the annual Thanksgiving Food Drive.
Delta Food Pantry, Delta
Amount Awarded: $3,750 – two separate grants
Purpose of Grant: Funds to defray the costs of food and other supplies for the cooperative community food pantry.
St. Joseph Parish, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $2,000 – two separate grants
Purpose of Grant: Support for the St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank operated by St. Joseph parish.
Homeward Bound of the Grand Valley, Grand Junction
Amount Awarded: $2,000
Purpose of Grants: Funding to assist the emergency homeless shelter with training programs such as Recovery Living and Purposeful Work, plus offer shelter at Homeward Hounds which allows pet owners who are experiencing homelessness the opportunity to access much needed services.
St. Mary-Corwin Hospital Foundation, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $3,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support the Sisters of Charity Patient Financial Assistance Fund which offers direct benefit patient assistance to help pay medical expenses.