Posted 5/10/24

The Merakey Foundation is proud to provide Impact Grant support to several projects within the Children & Family Services (C&F) Division. The Foundation's Impact Grants invest in transformative ideas and scalable solutions that support Merakey's strategic initiatives.

Senior Vice President of Children & Family Services Rebecca Richwine states, “We are thankful to the Merakey Foundation for supporting our programs. The Impact Grants give us the opportunity to enhance the experiences of those in our programs.”

C&F Impact Grant Recipients:

  • Bethlehem, PA – Therapeutic community activities for Stepping Stones
  • Ebensburg, PA – Driver’s License services for TIP Program – Family First program
  • Hershey, PA – Therapeutic community activities for Stepping Stones
  • Leechburg, PA – Equipment to teach life skills
  • Mechanicsburg, PA – Therapeutic community activities for Stepping Stones
  • Philadelphia, PA – Essential items for BCM consumers
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA – Therapeutic supplies for infants and toddlers – Family First program
  • Foster Care Programs throughout PA – Yearly YMCA/gym memberships for foster care families
  • Newburgh, NY – Essential items for preventative program clients
  • Fort Worth, TX – Outdoor sensory garden

Impact Grants are funded by generous donors and fundraising efforts of the Merakey Foundation. Each year, all three programmatic divisions have an opportunity to apply for an Impact Grant.