1999 Social Services Grants

Grants in this area cover a broad range of community issues of interest to the Foundation. Broadly stated they cover the areas of: youth programs, programs for the disabled and/or elderly, hunger relief, affordable housing, nutritional programs, and disaster relief. (Total grants $185K)

American Red Cross, Washington, DC. $35,000 to support disaster relief - $20,000 for refugees in Kosovo and $15,000 for the victims of the earthquake in Colombia.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters, San Francisco, CA. $10,000 to support the Violence Prevention Program. This program provides training to mentors to help mentees develop skills to resolve conflicts in a peaceful, non-violent manner.

City Harvest, New York, NY. $15,000 to support increasing both food collection and distribution by 20% over the next year.

God's Love We Deliver, New York, NY. $10,000 to support meal and nutrition services for clients with HIV/AIDS.

Habitat for Humanity (NYC), New York, NY. $10,000 in general operating funds to support the Isaiah Project. The Isaiah project is working with local development agencies to build housing in Queens, East and Central Harlem and Brooklyn. The Central Harlem project will be the site of Habitat’s 100,000th home.

Hale Makua, Kahului, HI. $10,000 to support the renovation of the Wailuku facility to an intermediate care facility/skilled nursing facility from its current custodial nursing care status. This will help meet the severe shortage of hospital beds for acute care patients.

PARCA, San Mateo, CA. $10,000 to purchase office equipment, recreational supplies and a handicap lift to support the after school day-care, teen and respite care programs.

Project Open Hand, San Francisco, CA. $30,000 to support the Delivered Meals to the Homebound Pilot program. This program tests the viability of expanding their services beyond those with clients with HIV/AIDS.

Second Harvest, San Jose, CA. $9,823 to purchase equipment to produce instructional videos in support of the Community Nutrition and Education Program.

Youth and Family Assistance, Redwood City, CA. $45,555 to support the maintenance and expansion of the Peer Mentor Project of the Redwood City Youth Health Center.

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