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2024 ZCJA Small Grants Awarded

Using monies raised through the club's fundraising events of the past year, the Zonta Club of the Joliet Area is proud to announce its 2024 small grant award recipients. The ZCJA is able to provide $6500.00 in small grants this year.

Catholic Charities: $1000  The grant will help subsidize counseling services for low-income women in the Joliet Area.

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwestern Indiana: $1000 The grant will assist with costs associated with programming designed for girls in the Joliet area becoming responsible, productive, caring and engaged citizens.

The grant will help assist with the cost associated with NIFB's BackPack program. The BackPack Program is an important project helping to alleviate weekend hunger for children by providing access to fresh, nutritious groceries to share with their families. Learn more about it here:

These monies will aid this agency in providing the valuable family support and assistance needed to navigate the mental health resources for their loved one living with a mental health condition.

Pictured below: Group photo: Hester Bury, Northern IL Food Bank, Dr. Corrina House, Catholic Charities, Nico Kos, Girl Scouts, Peggy Robinson and Teena Mackey, NAMI Will Grundy. Individual photos with ZCJA Board President Bonnie Winfrey.

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