Women for Women Pitt County Endowment helps support nonprofits

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – The Women for Women of Pitt County Endowment has given $103,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations, activities, and programs that improve the lives of women and girls in Pitt County.

“These programs are local, they are supporting the women in Pitt County and they are for the most part operating in Pitt County and all showing impact and result on the women and children in that community,” North Carolina Community Foundation Philanthropic Services Vice President, Kathryn Holding said.

The endowment granted:

  • $5,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain for SMART Girls with social-emotional wellness programming
  • $5,000 to CareNet Counseling East for Right-Ing One’s Narrative: Gaining Understanding, Skills, and Vision for a Better Life
  • $15,000 to Center for Family Violence Prevention for the New Directions Safe House and crisis intervention
  • $10,000 to Hope of Glory Ministries for the Community Co-op
  • $5,000 to House of HUGS for Women and Children for the HUGS Life EnRICHment Program
  • $12,500 to Koinonia Community Solutions, StrongHER (Healthy, Empowered and Resilient) Girls of Pitt County
  • $12,000 to NC Stop Human Trafficking to meet basic needs of survivors of human trafficking
  • $7,500 to Operation Sunshine, Inc., for general operating support
  • $14,300 to the Pitt County Council on Aging for Feeding Our Grandmas
  • $5,000 to the Pitt County Health Department for nurse-family partnership client support
  • $6,000 to the Pitt County Health Department – Health Education Department for youth development infant simulation program
  • $5,700 to The Mediation Center of Eastern Carolina for Girls Empowered

“The program is made of women that live in Greenville and work in Greenville and support the Pitt County community both through their personal life and professionally and are responsible for carrying out the grants,” Holding said.