Women Making a Difference

$2,726,000!

2016 Recipients

  
Blue Ridge Autism & Achievement Center – BRAAC
Conversion of gymnasium into Life Skills Center$110,000
Sexual Assault Response & Awareness (SARA) 
Expansion of current building$85,000
Greenvale School
Renovation of program space$74,000
Cultural Arts for Excellence (CAFE)
Purchase of cargo and passenger van 
$55,000

2015 Recipients

Ronald McDonald House
Facilities refurbishment $30,000
Roanoke Children's Theatre
RCT4TEENS program $30,000
Plenty! Farm
Irrigation system expansion $40,000
Family Promise of Greater Roanoke
Funding for Housing Stability Program $50,000
CHIP
Funding for new Research Associate $66,000
Turning Point (Salvation Army)
Shelter renovations $90,000

2014 Recipients

 
LEAP for Local Food
Community Kitchen $100,000
New Horizons Healthcare
Dental Clinic & hygienist position $72,000
Brain Injury Services of
Southwest Virginia
Expansion of internet based program $40,000
Healing Strides of Virginia
Funding for covered roof $30,000
Mill Mountain Theatre
Update sound and lighting equipment $30,000
The Music Lab at Jefferson Center
Additional space and work stations $30,000

2013 Recipients

Children's Trust
Expand CASA program $75,000
Rebuilding Together Roanoke
Increase capacity $60,000
Family Service of Roanoke Valley
Technology upgrade $60,000
FREE CLINIC OF FRANKLIN COUNTY
Conversion to rural health care clinic $50,000
WVTF RADIO
Marketing projects for new members $43,000

2012 Recipients

BETHANY HALL
Kitchen renovation $60,000
GRANDIN THEATRE FOUNDATION
Digital conversion equipment  $95,000
LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF ROANOKE VALLEY
Domestic violence attorney  $37,000
ROANOKE COMMUNITY GARDEN
ASSOCIATION
Mountain View Garden  $70,000

2011 Recipients

CRAIG COUNTY YOUTH &
COMMUNITY SERVICES
Community recreation complex  $30,000
ROANOKE AREA MINISTRIES
Kitchen equipment  $32,000 
ROANOKE VALLEY GREENWAY
COMMISSION 
Greenway extension/expansion  $100,000
SALVATION ARMY TURNING POINT 
Case management  $50,000
WEST END CENTER FOR YOUTH 
Children’s leadership program  $30,000

2010 Recipients

FEEDING AMERICA SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA 
Sustainable purchased food program  $50,000
GREENVALE SCHOOL, INC. 
Technology and building upgrade  $30,000
SMART BEGINNINGS GREATER ROANOKE 
Early childhood education training  $30,000
RESCUE MISSION OF ROANOKE, INC. 
Bunk beds for residents  $58,000
FREE – FOUNDATION FOR REHABILITATION 
EQUIPMENT AND ENDOWMENT
Medical equipment  $50,000

2009 Recipients

CHIP 
Nurse case management  $64,000
VA DENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION 
Mission of Mercy dental services  $100,000

2008 Recipients

DEPAUL FAMILY SERVICES 
Adoption of special needs children  $30,000
BRADLEY FREE CLINIC 
Medical supplies & prescriptions  $32,000
VA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
Tuition for Roanoke City students $100,000

2007 Recipients

PROJECT ACCESS 
Diabetic supplies $30,000
COMMUNITY YOUTH PROGRAM – ST. JOHNS 
Children’s music lessons  $30,000
APPLE RIDGE FARM 
Reading improvement for children  $70,000
FAMILY SERVICE OF ROANOKE VALLEY 
Mental health center renovation  $40,000

2006 Recipients

BELMONT COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER 
Health care for Southeast residents  $30,000
ROANOKE VALLEY GREENWAY COMMISSION 
Green Hill Park Bridge  $30,000
CRAIG COUNTY RURAL HEALTH CARE CORP. 
Medical equipment $40,000
SW VIRGINIA SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK 
Refrigerated truck  $50,000

2005 Recipients

PRESBYTERIAN COMMUNITY CENTER 
After school youth program  $43,000
LOA MEALS ON WHEELS 
Breakfast for senior citizens  $45,000
ST. FRANCIS SERVICE DOG FOUNDATION 
Juvenile offenders training service dogs  $50,000

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