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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
VOA Southeast Program Receives $2,000 Grant from North Baldwin Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of South Alabama
Mobile, AL – September 29, 2023 – VOA Southeast is excited to announce that it has been awarded a generous grant of $2,000 from the North Baldwin Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of South Alabama, for the program, ‘Raising the Academic Bar for African American Students in North Baldwin County’.
The grant, a testament to the North Baldwin Community Foundation’s commitment to supporting local initiatives, will empower VOA Southeast to continue its mission of recruiting additional retired teachers and trained volunteers to provide tutoring to North Baldwin County’s impoverished children and youth.
“We are thrilled to receive this grant from the North Baldwin Community Foundation,” said John Eads, Director of Youth Services at VOA Southeast. “This funding will enable us to recruit additional retired teachers and trained volunteers to provide tutoring, thus enabling participants to maintain a GPA of C and above in all subjects. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the Foundation for their support in furthering our cause.”
The collaboration between VOA Southeast and the North Baldwin Community Foundation reflects a shared dedication to fostering positive change and improving the lives of individuals and families within the community.
“We are proud to partner with VOA Southeast and contribute to their impactful work,” said Rebecca Byrne, President & CEO of the Community Foundation of South Alabama. “By working together, we can create meaningful and lasting effects that positively influence our community’s well-being.”
About VOA Southeast
VOA Southeast is a nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need live healthy, safe and productive lives. Our ministry of service has supported and empowered America’s most vulnerable groups, including veterans, seniors, people with disabilities, at-risk youth, homeless individuals and families, those recovering from addictions and many others. Through our human service programs, including housing and health care, VOA Southeast helps over 35,000 people annually. Our work touches the mind, body, heart and ultimately the spirit of those we serve, integrating our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services.