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The Texoma Health Foundation awards $792,000 in grants to local nonprofits
By Texoma Health Foundation
Feb 2, 2021
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Funds will help make POSSIBLE:

Austin College student interns will be able to participate in the 2021 SEPA grant writing training program.

Big Five Community Services, Inc. to continue to provide transportation to medical, dental and vision appointments and pharmacy visits for individuals who do not currently have access to transportation.

Boys and Girls Club of Denison youth will continue to learn Healthy Habits with a focus on Mind, Body and Soul, as well as participate in athletic programs and fitness challenges through the Triple Play Program.

CASA of Grayson County to recruit and train new advocates and to send current employees to additional sexual abuse awareness training.

Child & Family Guidance Center to continue to support access to outpatient mental healthcare for impoverished, trauma impacted Texoma families.

Children’s Medical Center Foundation to support school-based tele-behavioral health program in Denison schools.

Divine Equine Therapeutic Riding Center to continue to provide Equine Assisted Therapy and to expand services to offer Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy.

East Central University Foundation to purchase nursing clinical technology and simulation equipment.

Fannin County Children’s Center to increase access to specialized medical exams and mental health services for victims of child abuse and provide children in foster care with a trained volunteer advocate along with addressing the need for the safety of employees, volunteers, children, youth, and families in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fannin Health Clinic to continue to provide assistance for lab work, x-rays and medications for patients, along with the addition of women health services.

Geary Girls Ranch to assist with the build of a second home for a foster family to care for 4-6 children.

Grant Halliburton Foundation to continue to provide the Hope Squad and Thrive programs within the schools.

Girls on the Run of Southern Oklahoma to provide physical activity-based positive youth development program designed to enhance 3rd-8th grade girls’ social, psychological, physical skills and behaviors.

Grayson College Foundation to support nursing faculty to increase the number of registered nurses working in the service area and permit assignment of priority admission points to students.

Grayson County Children’s Advocacy Center to provide a Lead Therapist, purchase supplies as needed, PPE for therapist and clients, and training.

Grayson County Women’s Crisis Center to support the Sexual Assault Nursing Examiner (SANE) Program.

Greater Texoma Health Clinic to offset provider salaries, support staff along with equipment, medical supplies, and electronic medical system.

Home Hospice to offset salary for a Licensed Professional Counselor to offer therapeutic programs and counseling through the Bereavement Center for Grief and Loss.

H.E.A.T. to provide PPE, cleaning supplies and hygiene products to the homeless and underserved population.

House of Eli to provide mental health counseling for young men ages 17-21.

Imagine Durant to continue the health and wellbeing initiative through Blue Zones Project Durant.

J127 Ministry to purchase equipment, supplies and support faculty for the Life-Skills Program to work with ladies aged 18-23 that have aged out of the foster care system.

New Life House to cover consulting services through the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits.

Southwestern Diabetic Foundation – Camp Sweeney to provide a three-week residential diabetic life skills training program for children ages 5 to 19.

Texoma Behavioral Health Leadership Team to continue to support part-time staff position and sponsorship for Annual Community Behavioral Health Conference.

ABOUT

Texoma Health Foundation is a nonprofit community public health foundation. THF was formed in 2007 with a mission to improve the health of residents in its four-county service area in North Texas and Southern Oklahoma. The Foundation operates direct programs, family endowments and awards grants to area nonprofits with a priority on access to healthcare services and nursing.

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