CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health has named seven local nonprofits winners of its spring round of community initiatives grants totaling $100,188.
Children Deserve a Chance Foundation received $14,790 for 10 scholarships to Attollo Recruit, a six-week course that is a pathway to its college preparation and mentorship program.
Eastern Lancaster County School District received $15,500 for equipment that will enable its nurses to do faster, more accurate vision screening.
Horizons at Lancaster Country Day School, a health and wellness program for low-income public school children, received $15,700.
Healthy Beginnings Plus of Lancaster General Health received $11,198 for its
Cribs for Kids Program, which seeks to reduce infant mortality.
SouthEast Lancaster Health Services received $20,000 for its Healthy Smiles Program, which provides dental care to children from low-income families.
United Way of Lancaster County Lead Referral Program, which helps families with questions and concerns about lead poisoning, received $20,000.
VisionCorps received $3,000 for its Pre-Literacy through Technology program, which serves children who are blind.
Since the nonprofit started the grant program in fall 2015, it reports awarding more than $344,000 to organizations throughout Lancaster County.