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Republic Services Charitable Foundation Announces 2023 National Neighborhood Promise® Grants
Twelve community organizations awarded
"At its core, our business is about keeping local communities clean and strong. Through the
Each grant is tailored to meet a specific community need, from much-needed facility repairs and improvements – including the construction of a computer lab and fitness center – to equipment purchases and neighborhood cleanup programs.
"We are grateful to partner with the
The 2023 National Neighborhood Promise grant recipients will receive contributions between
Arizona: St. Vincent de Paul, Phoenix; The grant will replace much-needed commercial soup vats and tilting skillets, allowing the organization to continue to provide thousands of meals per day to those in need in metro Phoenix. California: Urban Corps of San Diego County; The grant will support extensive trail restoration, waste removal and sustainability education. Illinois: Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago; The grant will support local community organization "Imagine Englewood If," enabling repairs to The Healing House, The Jean Carter Hill Community Garden and The Peace Campus. Louisiana: Habitat for Humanity Lafayette; The grant will support the local chapter of 100 Black Men, which provides mentoring and education for area youth. Republic Servicesvolunteers will conduct a large-scale community clean up and provide landscaping and interior and exterior painting. Michigan: Pope Francis Center, Detroit; The grant will provide a community computer lab and resident fitness center in the new PFC Bridge Housing Campus, which provides meals, supportive services and housing assistance to the underserved. Minnesota: Rebuilding Together Minnesota, Minneapolis; The grant will fund improvements and repairs to the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center, which provides social and mental health services to help empower Native women and their families. Missouri: Rebuilding Together St.Louis; The grant will fund improvements at the Wesley House, which serves as a community safe haven and provides social services to youth, adults and seniors in the Penrose neighborhood. Montana: Missoula YMCA; The grant will help transform an underutilized corner of the campus into a free, 2,200 square-foot outdoor splash pad for children of all abilities. Tennessee: Binghampton Development Corporation, Memphis; The grant will fund three outdoor classrooms for hands-on STEM education and provide necessary equipment to grow BDC's recycling-oriented on-the-job training. Tennessee: The Miss Katie Woodie Foundation, Murfreesboro; The grant will fund an outdoor classroom for the Walter Hill school, supporting new STEAM learning programs for the community. Texas: Rebuilding Together Houston; The grant will support critical roof and sewer line repairs and revitalization of the community garden at the SHAPE Community Center, which has helped thousands of underserved people. Wisconsin: Eagle River Recreation Association; The grant will support critical infrastructure improvements to the historic hockey dome, including cooling tower installation, roof repair, girl locker rooms and septic repairs.
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