HCHC Foundation Announces Grant Award Recipients

Henry County Health Center Foundation is pleased to announce its 2022 Grant Award Recipients: ISU Extension, Parkview Home, Iowa Wesleyan University, Mount Pleasant Community Childcare Center and Mount Pleasant Community School District. The HCHC Foundation awarded grants to each of these organizations for various projects supporting health related initiatives.

ISU Extension was awarded $2,500 for the Family Connection program.  Parkview Home Care Center in Wayland received a grant for $1,000 for the purchase of medical grade chairs for their dining room.  Iowa Wesleyan University was given a grant for $2,000 for enhanced nursing student recruitment.  Mount Pleasant Community Childcare Center was awarded $2,500 to help build a before and after school program.  And Mount Pleasant Community School District was handed a check for $2,000 for the purchase of new heart rate monitors for their students.

In total, the HCHC Foundation awarded $10,000 in grants this year.

The HCHC Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the enhancement of the health and well-being of Henry County individuals and families.  Foundation Director Mark Hempen says, “We are very excited to support the projects of these organizations that will make a difference in the health of our county residents.  These grants are just one example of how HCHC Foundation fulfills our mission for a healthier Henry County.”

The next round of grants will open in July of 2023.  For more details contact Mark Hempen at HCHC Foundation by calling 319/385-6541, or email MHempen@greatriverhealth.org.