On June 21st, Past President Charlie Hall led our program. Charlie mentioned there were 25 local non-profit organizations that requested funds to help them with their on-going efforts to help our fellow citizens.  The committee helped numerous organizations with gifts of $1500 to $3000.  Each recipient shared how the grant would be used and a little about their respective organizations.
The following organizations were honored with donations from the Community Grants Committee of the Rotary Club of Nashua:
1. YMCA of Greater Nashua; for the Prescribe the Y program, Grant for $3000 accepted by Eirikur Holt
2. Boys and Girls Club of Greater Nashua; Play Together Summer program: Grant for $2500 accepted by Tim Davidian.
3. Meals on Wheels of Hillsborough County, part of St Joseph Community Services, Grant for $2500 accepted by Jon Eriquezzo.
4. Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter; for the Meals for Kids program, Grant for $2400 accepted by Meghan Bolton.
5. Humane Society for Greater Nashua; Emergency Response Trailer supplies, Grant for $1600 accepted by Chelsey Logan.
6. The PLUS Company; developing coping skills, Grant for $2000 accepted by Leni Hodgins.
7. Greater Nashua Mental Health, for Homeless Outreach engagement, Grant for $2000 accepted by Susan Mead.
8. Family Promise of Southern NH; Diversion program, Grant for $2000, accepted by Scott Wellman.
9. Girls, Inc NH; Young Women’s Leadership program, Grant for $2000 accepted by Jen Indeglia.
10. NH Catholic Charities, Inc; Caregiver’s Cupboard Nashua, Grant for $2000, accepted by James Wilkie.
11. Nashua Senior Center; Pivoting of programs due to Covid, Grant of $1500, accepted by Judy Porter and Margo Bell.
12. Big Brothers Big Sisters NH; Nashua Virtual Mentoring, Grant of $1500, accepted by Stacy Kramer and Abby Sprackland.
Rotary Club of Nashua allocates grants totaling $25,000 annually, and we are pleased to be able to continue this tradition!