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 April 24, 2019 spring meeting totaling $582,172 to thirty 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 1,510 children during the 2019-2020 school year in Chester School District, Lancaster County School District and the Fort Mill School District. The grants approved are as follows:
Grants primarily covered the three-county service area of Chester, Lancaster and York Counties. These approved grants are as follows: