The Board of Directors of The Springs Close Foundation along with the Chester County, Lancaster County and York County Community Boards made grants at their May 21, 2020 spring meeting and the third quarter community board meetings that were held in August totaling $512,315 to agencies and organizations helping local citizens who need basic and emergency needs such as food, medical assistance, shelter and early childhood education.
The Foundation supports the Weekend Backpack Program which provides a backpack full of nutritious, ready to eat or easy to prepare foods that is sent home on weekends and holidays when school meals are not available. The Weekend Feeding Program is designed to supplement meals for children, who depend on school breakfasts and lunches during the week. The Foundation will serve nearly 1,580 children during the 2020-2021 school year in Chester School District, Lancaster County School District and the Fort Mill School District. The grants approved are as follows:
The following grants approved primarily covered the three-county service area of Chester, Lancaster, and York Counties: