Public health grants awarded

Greene County News

XENIA — The Greene Community Health Foundation has announced that nearly $6,000 has been awarded to local agencies through its mini grant program.

For the 2016 funding cycle, the follow grants have been awarded:

-Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greene County: $1,000 for its 2016 summer camp program for children of homeless families in Greene County.

-The Life Tailor: $1,000 for the “Within My Reach” project, which helps provide support and guidance for at-risk youth.

-OSU Extension Greene County: $1,000 to use toward the SNAP-Ed “Cooking Matters” project for women and families receiving food assistance benefits.

-Star Pediatrics: $1,000 to use for asthma education sessions for children in Greene County.

-Soin Medical Center Special Care Nursery: $990 to use toward the purchase of Halo Sleep Sacks for Greene County newborns.

-Sugarcreek Township Fire Department: $1,000 to use toward a mock crash project to educate the students about the dangers of impaired driving during prom and graduation season.

Content provided by Greene County Public Health.

Content provided by Greene County Public Health.