Another Season of Outreach grants
Outreach grants totaling $41,330 have been funded for 2019 thanks to the incredible leadership of the Charity Golf tournament team and all who participated in this annual fundraising event. Following a grant review process and Vestry approval, listed below is a description of the ministries who will receive funds from the 2018 Charity Golf Tournament.
School Clothes for Kids - $2,500
Supply new school supplies and clothing to children ages 5-10 that live in poverty at local Title One School, Hohokam elementary school. Joint venture with matching funds from the AZ Legacy Fund and the Arizona Diamondbacks. Approximately 4-6 people involved. Sixth year of ministry.
Kids' Kare Ministry - $4,430
Fund specific medical needs for two cleft palate surgeries ($2000), speech augmentation software ($300), articulation program ($55), IPad mounting cradle ($45) three I-Pad 4 ($300=$900) and three I-Pad protective cases, ($89=$267) plus TouchChat HD version ($329), RAZ Kids license for TouchChat software for 40 Spanish books for kindergarten through 6th grade ($100). All these items are for children and one teacher of the St. Andrew’s Children’s Clinic in Nogales, AZ. Two people involved. Ninth year.
Healthy Packs - $3,800
Aids Title 1 school children experiencing weekend hunger by sending them home from school with food on Friday afternoon. Seventh year in existence and serves seven schools in Scottsdale Unified School District. 14 people involved. Ninth year.
Men of St. Anthony (MOSA) - $1,200
Funds support the bike shop at the East Valley Men’s Center, a part of the NFP New Leaf Development. The bike shop, funded by MOSA several years ago continues to need parts for bikes and used bikes in need of repair for the men to use as transportation to and from work. The grant covers $600 for the supplies for the bike repair shop, because they have done such a wonderful job of harvesting parts from other bikes, $1200 for the monthly dinners and $800 for the youth packed lunches. This a total of $2600, but they have a $1400 carryover from last year. The funds would be shared with other ministries that provide dinners covering the cost for the meat. 10 people involved. Eighth year.
Habitat for Humanity - $8,000
Funds used to supplement donations from St. Anthony parishioners to fund the Episcopal Habitat Coalition in building two homes in 2018. A typical Habitat home costs $95,000 to build/rehab. St. Anthony is a founding member of the Episcopal Coalition of 1998 and has been an active member since. 18-24 people involved. Third year.
The Haiti team will not be planning a mission trip this year. The project this year is to provide materials and labor to reconstruct and make structural improvements for a classroom building at a cost of $10,000. Approximately 6 involved. Ninth year.
Dream Center Hope Wing/RISE Program - $8,000
In 2018, the former RISE program and Where Hope Lives combined for all men and women to be in the Where Hope Lives program. In the previous years, funds were for women in the Where Hope Lives to be able to attend school and re-invent their lives after having been involved in sex trafficking. This year they are requesting $4000 that would be used by men or women for their education and the remainder of the funds would be used to renovate old “Embassy Suite” rooms to accommodate 3 individuals/room. Each person has their own cubbie space for living. Approximately 6 people involved. Sixth year.
Needlecrafts for Needs - $1,200
Continued ministry striving to reach more people in areas of AZ and beyond with gifts of prayer shawls, hats, scarves, lap robes, baby items, pillow cases and more. This ministry provides approximately 500 items a year. Funds used to replenish supplies and help grow to other areas. Approximately 12 people involved. Ninth year.
EPIC Student Ministries - $2,200
This grant will cover costs for plane tickets for staff/adult chaperones and van rental for the 19th annual summer mission trip. Ten people will be going on the mission, 8 students and 2 adults to Racine, WI. Approx. 20 involved.