Tri-City awards $300,000

OCEANSIDE – Casa de Amparo, Angel’s Depot and the Boys & Girls Clubs inOceanside, Carlsbad and Vista are among 23 North County nonprofits that were

awarded grants totaling $300,000 by the Tri- City Healthcare District Board of

Directors June 28.

Among the projects to be funded by the grants: $7,500 to North County Health

Services to assure access to care for low-income, uninsured children with asthma;

$10,000 to YMCA Oz North Coast to offer counseling to homeless youth; $15,000 to

North County Community Services to help maintain winter shelters; and $10,000 to

Meals With Love Vista /Oceanside to provide healthy meals to senior citizens and

disabled and handicapped residents in their homes.

“We received many extraordinary proposals,” said committee chair Charlene

Anderson of the TCHD Board of Directors, “and we are pleased and proud to

know that so much good will be done as a result of these grants.”

Each year, funds are allocated by the district’s Board of Directors to be used in a

competitive grant process for nonprofits. Grant applications are evaluated by a

volunteer committee of district residents.

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