“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”

What We Fund

PREFERRED STATEMENT

YOUTH

  • Helping youth with childhood illnesses or physical or mental disabilities to experience the “fun” in life.
  • Supporting alternative education for at risk and disadvantaged youth.
  • Providing transitional services for youth who must live away from their families due to abuse or neglect.

VETERANS

  • Rebuilding the lives of our veterans and helping them to reenter civilian society.
  • Building or otherwise providing homes for veterans to restore freedom and independence in their daily lives.

ADULTS

  • Providing transitional services, education and training to adults to improve their job skills and help them to reenter the workforce and build economic self-reliance.
  • Improving the quality of life for those adults with serious medical conditions or mental and physical disabilities.

What We Do Not Fund*

  • Hospitals, medical research, treatment, and care
  • Colleges and universities, including but not limited to endowments, capital improvement
  • Cultural, artistic, or recreational activities
  • Endowment funds
  • Political organizations
  • Environment/Nature/Animals
  • Religious organizations

*Preference for Capital projects/restricted funds vs. general operating funds or annual campaigns.