NH FCP AWARDS1
by June Portnoy
Over 150 community service leaders, representatives of non-profit organizations, and local government officials attended Foundations Community Partnership’s (FCP) “Partnership in Youth Services” luncheon ceremony held at the Doylestown Country Club on October 16th.
The event honored 12 non-profit community programs that are making a difference in the lives of local children throughout Bucks County.
The organizations were awarded monetary grants of $3,000 each.
“Foundations is proud to offer community grants for the 15th year in a row through our Partnership in Youth Services Program,” said Foundations Executive Director, Ron Bernstein. “It is very rewarding to support the Bucks County non-profits that are fulfilling the health and human service needs of our young people.”
Athletes Helping Athletes in Richboro will use its funding for a new therapeutic equestrian program for special needs children, who will be paired with students throughout Bucks County to experience therapeutic riding.
Bowman’s Hill Wildlife Preserve in New Hope will use the grant for its Children’s Reading Program, which serves more than 300 children and their families with a renewed focus on special needs children.