Canton Community Foundation

Giving Hope, Women's Giving Circle announced its 2017 grants, totaling more than $20,000 and recognized local philanthropists at its 10th Anniversary event, October 21, 2016.  These grants were allocated to the following Plymouth/Canton community organizations:

Salvation Army - $1,500
For personal care products for women and children in their programs.
 
Literacy Council - $3,500
To help fund a part-time Program Coordinator for the volunteer English literacy tutors program.
 
Miracle League of Plymouth - $3,500
To help pay for a pavilion and bleachers used by children and volunteers at events.
 
Starfish Family Services - $3,000
For playground equipment for children at Plymouth/Canton Head Start.
 
First Step - $7,000
To support Head of the House project enabling community women to refurbish the shelter's community room.
 
Local non-profit organizations - $2,500
This incentive grant will allow community organizations to participate in the Giving Hope Spring Educational Meeting to educate community members on their services and needs.