January 2017

Hanger foundation awards $424K in 2016

The Austin, TX-based Hanger Charitable Foundation in December completed its final round of 2016 grants, awarding $225,000 to five nonprofits, the foundation reported. These awards bring the foundation’s total 2016 grants awarded to more than $424,000, given to 25 organizations, according to a Hanger release.

The most recent grants are: $100,000 to the Amputee Coalition of America to expand its national advocacy program to raise awareness about access issues; $100,000 to the No Limits Foundation to provide scholarships for campers and teen mentors at nine nationwide camps for children living with limb loss or limb difference; $10,000 to The Painted Turtle to offer children with serious medical conditions the opportunity to participate in recreational camp program; $5000 to Spaulding Adaptive Sports to fund an adaptive skiing program for children and adults in the greater Boston area; and $10,000 to the American Stroke Foundation to help provide care that addresses stroke survivors’ cognitive, social, physical, and emotional well-being.

The deadline for applicants for the next round of funding is February 1. Visit hanger.com for more information.

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