The SearStone/Lutheran Services Carolinas Community Benefit Committee recently announced $337,000 in grants to 15 organizations in Wake County. The awards bring the grant total for 2020 to $612,500.
Since 2014, the committee has directed five percent of revenues from the operation of SearStone to Wake County nonprofit organizations serving seniors, indigent seniors, or other vulnerable populations. Since the inception of the grants, more than $3.3 million has been awarded to organizations doing vitally important work in the community.
The following organizations received awards for the last grant cycle: Transitions LifeCare, Raleigh ($60,000); Meals on Wheels of Wake County, Raleigh ($55,000); Caring Community Foundation, Durham, ($35,000); Habitat for Humanity of Wake County, Raleigh ($35,000); Triangle Family Services, Raleigh ($30,000); Women’s Center of Wake County, Raleigh ($21,000); Pretty in Pink Foundation, Raleigh ($16,000); Ship Community Outreach, Raleigh ($16,000); Shepherd’s Table, Raleigh ($15,000); Note in the Pocket, Raleigh, $11,000; Alliance Medical Ministry, Raleigh ($10,000); Triangle Aphasia Project, Cary ($10,000); Temple’s Table, Raleigh ($9,000); Dorcas Ministries, Cary ($8,000); Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, Morrisville ($6,000).