Success Stories from Our Grant Recipients
"Community Foundation for Kettering support has helped us reach many women, men, and children with pregnancy and parenting services at our Women's Center-Kettering. With this funding, Elizabeth's New Life Center is able to strengthen many families in the Kettering area."
Renee Clune Elizabeth's New Life Center March 11, 2015
"The Foundation’s grants have put award-winning books into my students’ hands, in preparation for meeting the authors in person. This entire experience empowers them to see things differently and connect what they read to worldwide issues such as peace and social justice."
Darren McGarvey Kettering Fairmont High School March 11, 2015
"The Community Foundation of Kettering helps children heal from the loss of a loved one at Hospice of Dayton’s Camp Pathways. Through laughter and tears, children learn coping skills and reduce feelings of isolation, combating negative manifestations of grief."
Marissa Buckles Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton March 11, 2015
"Thank you for the wonderful experiences provided by the SPARK program...It’s simply amazing to watch the children discover a new aspect of music and how it relates to the world around them."
Kindergarten Teacher Greenmont Elementary March 11, 2015
"We Care Arts' newest renovation would still be a dream without help from the Community Foundation for Kettering. Our expansion will eliminate waiting to attend and double our capacity at our Berkeley Center, allowing for over 100 additional families to benefit from our programming annually."
Darlene Langhout We Care Arts March 11, 2015
"The Foundation’s grants directly benefit the community by allowing the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance to bring enriching arts education into Kettering classrooms. The schools pay only a small fraction of the cost; the rest must come from other sources."
Dennis TenWolde Dayton Performing Arts Alliance March 11, 2015
"The Foundation’s grant for our Feeding 1,000 Project has made it possible for 8th grade students from our school and around Kettering to unite for one common cause - to prepare casseroles which feed Kettering residents who are in need of a hot meal."
Julie Penno St. Albert the Great School October 2, 2015