(BEDFORD) – The Lawrence County Community Foundation presented a check in the amount of $18,197 to the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County.
” The Lawrence County Community Foundation Board and staff are honored this week to begin distributions 2020 fund payouts for designated endowments. We want to thank our generous donors who made these gifts possible. We are very honored to be giving back to the community through those generous gifts,” said Hope Flores Lawrence County Community Foundation.
These gifts were made possible through the following funds:
- Robbins Family Fund
- Ken & Ruth Plummer Fund (Girls Club)
- Ken & Ruth Plummer Fund ( Boys Club)
- Lilah E. Matson Fund
- Limestone Girls Club Fund
- Limestone Girls Club Agency Fund
- Evan Hughes Fund
- Evan Huges Agency Fund for LGC
- Thorton Memorial Fund
- Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County Fund
“We are extremely grateful to the Lawrence County Community Foundation not only in anything they do for us but for everybody in our community. Handling the endowment, making distributions as they do. We will be able to use this for unrestricted funds. This will allow us to increase our programming and do things for the kids, in ways that we have strict guidelines with other grants. This is just a really good way, that we can do more for the kids,” said Frank Decker of the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County.
The Lawrence County Community Foundation was the vision of Steve Braden in 1992 in conjunction with the Lilly Endowment Inc. GIFT Program (Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow).
He brought together others with similar beliefs in local philanthropy and permanent endowments. Together, they created the Lawrence County Community Foundation.
For more information on how you can become a donor or establish your own endowment contact the Lawrence County Community Foundation at 812-279-2215 or fax 812-279-1984.