On Sept. 14 at Jake’s on the Lake in Tahoe City, Tahoe League for Charity honored its grant award recipients for 2015. In our effort to do the most good for the largest number of people with our limited funds, we awarded a total of $4,000 to the following:
$500 was awarded to AAUW-North Tahoe to help support a middle school female student attending Tech Trek Math and Science Camp. Jan Potter accepted the award.
$500 was awarded to the Friends of the Kings Beach Library. Our donation will enrich the library’s local interest section of books and materials written by local authors encompassing local trail guides, local history etc. Anne Greenwood accepted the award.
$500 was awarded to the North Tahoe Resource Center to support the development of a comprehensive financial literacy and coaching program for low-income community members. Amy Kelley accepted the award.
$500 was awarded to Project MANA for the emergency food needs of low-income children, seniors and families and was accepted by Heidi Allstead.
$1,000 was awarded to Sierra Senior Services, providing daily meals to 400 at-risk seniors at the community dining room or the Meals on Wheels Program in the Tahoe Truckee area. The award was forwarded to Sarah Deardorff.
$500 was awarded to The Tahoe Rim Trail Association to support a 2016 Youth Backcountry Camp provided to the Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe encouraging active outdoor lifestyles. John Singlaub accepted the award.
$500 was awarded to the Wylie Animal Rescue Foundation, which provides low cost spay/neuter assistance, as well as emergency and basic veterinary care for injured and sick pets. Coral Amende accepted the award.