The Genuardi Family Foundation is privileged to partner with many regional organizations whose direct services aid the most vulnerable and support the development of healthy individuals, families and communities.
We proudly present a small sampling of our 2020 grantees:
Catholic Social Services, Martha’s Choice Marketplace, is a choice food pantry, located in Norristown, committed to providing healthy perishable and nonperishable food to residents of Montgomery County. Funding will provide general operating support in order to continue providing nutritious food and other vital services to meet the increasing needs of the community.
The Lord’s Pantry of Downingtown is a non-denominational, volunteer run, food pantry, serving low-income residents of Chester County. Their choice food pantry provides nutritious food to families, as well as other services including benefit enrollment assistance, holiday meals, and back to school supplies. Funding will provide general operating support to help with the purchase of healthy food for community members in need.
Greener Partners addresses barriers to fresh food access and consumption in low-income communities in Delaware and Montgomery Counties using an evidenced-based approach involving urban farming, fresh food distribution, and education. Funding will provide general operating support in order to strengthen nutrition education and food access initiatives.
ACLAMO Family Center provides educational programs, social services and access to health and wellness programs for Latinos and other community members of Montgomery County in order to empower them to fully achieve their life potential. Funding will provide support to ACLAMO’s Community Health Connections Program, which works to reduce health disparities and improve the physical health and well-being of low-income Latino communities through providing meals, food boxes, nutrition education, and other vital services.
Inglis Employment Services (IES) offers individuals with disabilities direct employment and employment support services leading to jobs at market level wages throughout the five-county area. IES serves people with physical disabilities, as well as those with developmental, sensory, cognitive, and mental health disabilities. Funding will provide general operating support in order to continue and enhance employment programs.
Your Way Home is Montgomery County’s unified crisis response system and public-private partnership to end and prevent homelessness. Since the launch of Your Way Home in January 2014, sheltered and unsheltered homelessness in Montgomery County has decreased by 47%. Funding will provide general operating support in order to directly reduce the number of residents experiencing homelessness.
North Star of Chester County guides Chester County’s single working parents with dependent children, who are at risk of homelessness, toward stability and financial independence. Participant families remain in clean, safe, affordable housing while they work to secure their future through a structured program of financial assistance, mentoring, and supportive services. Funding will provide general operating support in order to prevent homelessness and increase financial stability.