2019 Recipients

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The Dog Alliance

The Bow Wow Therapy program will expand its program by recruiting, training, supporting, and coordinating volunteer therapy-dog handlers and their dogs to meet the demand for canine therapy at Georgetown facilities. Examples of facilities

The Caring Place

Through The Caring Place’s Supporting Independence Program, clients age 65 and older have access to basic-needs assistance, as well as case management support to access resources that allow support for aging in place. The

Southwestern University

Southwestern University, in collaboration with First United Methodist Church, Georgetown, will be implementing P.A.S.S. a new pilot program providing after school enrichment activities for 30 at-risk, low-income students attending Georgetown’s Tippit Middle School. The

Samaritan Center

Therapists provide evidence-based, trauma-informed mental health treatment for residents of Georgetown and increase access to care for low income individuals at their three Georgetown outpatient locations. The $24,000 grant will help subsidize the credentialed

Kids in a New Groove (KING)

KING’s Mentoring through Music program provides Central Texas youth in foster care free, weekly, private music instruction from volunteer Music Mentors. Through consistent and nurturing mentoring and instruction, youth in foster care are able

Girls Empowerment Network (GEN)

Girl Connect is an expansion of an existing program. The program consists of weekly self-efficacy building supportive groups for identified at-risk girls in grades 3-12. The girls meet for 10-20 weeks with a group

Georgetown Family YMCA

Y TeenTime is a new summer camp program for GISD middle school teens. The program’s enrichment options for participants include: coding/robotics, woodworking, crafts, sewing, graphic design, and Rock Band. The program will operate Monday-Thursday

Austin Sunshine Camps

Austin Sunshine Summer Camps is a free, overnight camp for low-income youth ages 8 to 15. Activities focus on health and wellness, the great outdoors, science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEM). Campers spend
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