Children’s Advocates Endowment Fund awards grants to 8 non-profit organizations | New

Eight local non-profit organizations serving children are the recipients of nearly $ 32,000 in the Children’s Advocates Resource Endowment Fall grants.

The money will go to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lamont Center in Kern County; the Alliance Against Family Violence; the Bakersfield Homeless Center; CASA of Kern County; Bakersfield Police Activities League; the Bakersfield Assistance League; National Adoption Day; and Kern Bridges Youth Home.

According to a press release from CARE, 27 applications were received during this grant cycle.

“These local children’s charities can get tough at times, and that’s where CARE comes in, to meet these important needs ‘for the children of Kern County,’” said Rick Peace, co-founder from CARE and Village Fest, in a press release. Release.

CARE awards grants twice a year; the money is mainly collected at the Village Fest, which was last held in 2019.

“Our local community has been very involved since 1995. Plus, in 1995, Michael Jordan returned to basketball with just one two-word announcement…“ I’m back. So, expressing the same sentiment that Michael made famous, “We’re back,” co-founder Ralph Fruguglietti said in the press release. “See you at the party of the year, bigger and better than ever, in 2022!”

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