Wakefield Community Foundation Awards Grants

(Wakefield, NE) The Wakefield Community Foundation (WCF), an affiliate of the Siouxland Community Foundation, recently awarded grants totaling $2,000 to four organizations that serve Wakefield.

“Since 2007 when the first grants were awarded, $15,400 has been awarded to support needs in the community that positively impact the quality of life here in Wakefield,” said Laura Dendinger, President of the WCF Board of Directors.

This year, grants were awarded to:

  • Graves Park Forever Committee – Phase 4 of landscape project – $500
  • The Little Red Hen Theatre – Missoula Children’s Theater – $500
  • Wakefield Health Care Center Inc. – Pressure relief and foot protection for wheelchairs – $500
  • Wakefield Senior Center – New Copier – $500

The mission of the Wakefield Community Foundation is to enhance the quality of life for Wakefield citizens by addressing current needs and raising, managing, and distributing funds for charitable purposes in the areas of cultural, social, health, and educational services.

Your support helps make the grants and scholarships possible.  All current and former Wakefield area residents are eligible to become members of the Wakefield Community Foundation. Membership fees are $25 for a single, $50 for a couple. Please consider supporting the Foundation.  Join today by mailing your membership fee to WCF c/o Siouxland Community Foundation, 505 Fifth Street, Suite 412, Sioux City, IA 51101.

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