2016 $100,000 Impact Grant Recipients
Literacy Services of Wisconsin provides literacy education to adults through the dedication of volunteers, the support of the community, and the use of specialized curricula to meet individual and community needs. The grant will support a high school equivalency program focused on high demand manufacturing and construction jobs. www.literacyservices.org
Neu-Life Community Development Center empowers children and youth with skills to make better life choices. The Farmfork Youth Cooking Program aims to break down barriers to accessing healthy food in some of Milwaukee’s most challenged zip codes. The grant will be used to covert the community center’s outdated facilities into a commercial kitchen and purchase a van to allow them to serve more youth and broaden the program’s scope.