HNH Foundation Awards $552,031 to Improve the Health of New Hampshire Children
The HNH Foundation awarded $552,031 in grants during its spring 2016 program cycle. The awards benefited 11 health-related initiatives and projects at non-profit and community organizations across the state.
Governor Maggie Hassan and the Executive Council approved a $480,000 contract with Hope on Haven Hill to provide treatment and residential services to pregnant and parenting women, and education and prevention services to at-risk youth.
WalMart Bestows Major Gift and Volunteers to Youth Resource Center
The Walmart Foundation presented a $25,000 gift to Child and Family Services of NH to support the agency’s Youth Resource Center food pantry. The gift comes as part of Walmart Foundation’s national hunger relief initiative and will help to provide sustenance to hundreds of New Hampshire’s runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth.
Monadnock United Way Welcomes 14 Loaned Employees to Support Its Campaign
Fourteen Loaned Employees (LEs) have been recruited to help with the campaign this year. At the start of each campaign, Monadnock United Way calls on its local business partners to 'loan' their best and brightest employees to assist with the campaign efforts. LEs play an important role in the planning, execution and success of over 110 employee campaigns every year! This year’s LEs recently completed approximately 30 hours of training.
New ED Will Focus Renewed Energy on The Upper Room's Mission to Serve Families
The Board of Directors of The Upper Room is pleased to announce Brenda Guggisberg, who has served as the interim Executive Director for the past several months, has been appointed as the organization’s Executive Director. Ms. Guggisberg will be only the third Executive Director to serve at the Upper Room during its 30 year history, and her fifteen year tenure with the organization makes her an ideal candidate to lead us into the future.
Feminist Health Center changes name to expand reach to men, LGBT
What’s in a name? A lot more than you might think, according to Dalia Vidunas, executive director of the former Feminist Health Center in Concord. After 42 years, the Feminist Health Center, which has long provided family planning services from its office on South Main Street, has officially changed its name.