Fri, Dec eleventh 2020 04:15 pm
EPIC-Every Person Influences Children has been awarded $10,000 from the Ceremony Help Basis, in recognition for its efforts all year long to enhance the well being and wellness of households throughout New York and past.
“Now greater than ever, throughout a generation-defining pandemic, the well being and wellness of our communities stands on the forefront,” stated Matt DeCamara, govt director of the Ceremony Help Basis. “We’ve a rare alternative and accountability to drive management and progress that impacts the well being and wellness of everybody in our native communities and neighborhoods.”
“We’re so grateful to the Ceremony Help Basis for this extra funding,” stated Tara N. Burgess, EPIC’s govt director. “As we enter the vacation season, households want assist now greater than ever earlier than. This grant permits EPIC to proceed their work on initiatives just like the parent support line and digital lessons in parenting, family engagement and youth services.”
Collectively, these grants will whole $4.8 million to native and important organizations and missions throughout the nation. As a accomplice in Ceremony Help’s KidCents giving program, this grant is along with the $5,000 EPIC obtained earlier this yr.
“Collectively, we are able to proceed to make a distinction for underserved and deprived populations, all whereas advancing racial fairness and serving as a catalyst for optimistic change,” DeCamara stated.
“As we transfer into 2021, the wants of households proceed to shift,” Burgess added. “Our partnership with Ceremony Help permits us to proceed adapting and supporting households, simply as we now have for the previous 40 years.”