GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Woman's Club of Greenwich recently awarded more than 11 grants and scholarships to local organizations.
Diane Larson, vice president of philanthropies for the Woman’s Club of Greenwich, thanked all of the club members “who tirelessly dedicated their time and effort to fundraising - in order to make these awards possible” during the 2014 Philanthropy Awards, according to a release.
The 2014 Philanthropy Award recipients were Call-A-Ride, Greenwich Adult Day Care, Greenwich Campership Program, Greenwich Scholarship Association (5), Greenwich Symphony Young People’s Concerts, Greenwich Lions Club and Neighbor to Neighbor.
Nancy York, philanthropy co-chair of the Woman’s Club Gardeners, presented grants to organizations, including Audubon Summer Campership Program, Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut Scholarship Program, Greenwich Youth Conservation Project and Putnam Cottage Herb Garden Maintenance.
Neighbor to Neighbor Board President Allen Jackson thanked The Woman’s Club of Greenwich for the donation, according to the release.
“Neighbor to Neighbor is in dire need of food and clothing donations,” Jackson said. Neighbor to Neighbor provides free weekly food to over 1,100 Greenwich residents in need.
Juliet Schnur, a 2014 Board of Director of The Greenwich Scholarship Association, accepted five scholarships for deserving students. The five scholarships will be distributed at The Greenwich High School Award ceremony in June.
Those interested in becoming members of The Woman’s Club of Greenwich are asked to contact the office at 203-869-2046.