November 2016

Hanger foundation funds 2016 grants

By Emily Delzell

The Austin, TX-based Hanger Charitable Foundation in October awarded $17,500 to four grant recipients, concluding its third round of 2016 grants.

The organizations and award amounts are: $2500 to the Spina Bifida Association of Arizona, Children’s Rehab Support, to help fund weekly clinics to support children with spina bifida and their families; $2500 to Project H.O.P.E. of Cleveland, Foot Care Health Education and Clinical Care, to support a free monthly foot care clinic for the community; $5000 to the Wisconsin Amateur Hockey Association, Coulee Region Sled Hockey, to purchase adaptive sleds and protective equipment for the sled hockey program; and $7500 to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, No Limb-itations Leadership Academy, for its program that helps teens with limb loss develop life skills and build community.

The foundation has awarded more than $199,000 to 20 organizations in 2016 thus far, and more than $450,000 to 30-plus organizations since its first grant award in May 2015, according to a foundation release.

The application deadline for the next round of funding is January 31, 2017.

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