Human Services

GWG seeks to address inequities within our community by supporting projects that address every individual’s needs for food, clothing, shelter and safety as well as projects that address underlying social problems.

A Child’s Haven

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $50,000

Expand all-day, therapeutic childcare for at-risk children with developmental and behavioral issues.

Greenville Tech Foundation

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $50,000

Support two programs that help students with short-term financial needs continue their education.

Project Host

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $50,000

Renovate the aging soup kitchen for this agency serving the hungry six days per week, while also engaging in community outreach.

Safe Harbor

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $50,000

Operating funds to offset a budget shortfall compounded by an increased need for comprehensive services and residential shelter for victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence.

United Housing Connections

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $50,000

The Home Again program which provides housing solutions for families with children currently living week-to-week in motels.

Harvest Hope Food Bank

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $55,485

To install a new, safe loading dock system which will increase the efficiency of food intake and delivery to 450,000 people per year.

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Soteria at Work

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $49,385

To hire a manager and renovate the woodshop, increasing job-training capabilities for previously incarcerated men and reducing recidivism.

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United Ministries

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $80,000

To qualify for matching funds and purchase 2 homes to provide interim housing for families transitioning out of homelessness.

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Habitat for Humanity

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $88,506

To create a secure, climate-controlled construction warehouse. This will result in the implementation of a bulk buying strategy, greater leveraging of tools and staff, and the ability to continue working on days with inclement or extreme weather.

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Pendleton Place

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $83,048

To renovate and expand the bathrooms at the John I. Smith House (circa 1919) residential foster care facility for teen girls. This project will add an additional shower, which will make a critical difference in a home that holds up to 10 teenage girls.

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