Seven Sandwich Nonprofits Receive $10,000 in Grants

SANDWICH – The Cape Cod Foundation awarded $10,000 to seven Sandwich nonprofits and organizations. 

The grants come from the Fund for Sandwich. The donations were made in honor of Frederick S. Lane, who was a supporter of the fund. 

“The nonprofit organizations that received grants are providing nutritious meals, assistance with fuel bills, grief support, health care, programs for at-risk youth, and other critical services to Sandwich residents of all ages in need,” Fund Advisory Committee member Paul Houlihan said. 

Sandwich Council on Aging was awarded $1,500 for its fuel assistance fund

Community Health Center received $1,500 for case management of Sandwich residents.

One-thousand-five-hundred dollars was awarded to Sharing Kindness for grief programs for disabled and elderly residents at the Shawme Heights II Apartments. 

Elder Services was also awarded $1,500 for the Meals on Wheels Program.  

Cape Kids Meals received $1,500 for weekend food support of local schools and Colorful Kids received $1,500 for room makeovers for Sandwich youth in need.

 One thousand dollars was awarded to Behavioral Health Innovators for a program that supports at-risk youth in the community.

Officials with the Cape Cod Foundation note that the fund has awarded over $68,000 to local groups over the last five years. 

By Brian Engles, NewsCenter

About Brian Engles

Brian Engles is a longtime local of the Cape. He studied Film & TV at Boston University and in addition to his role at Cape Cod Broadcasting Media, he also works as a music instructor and records original songs.
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