HCHC Foundation Announces Grant Award Recipients

Henry County Health Center Foundation is pleased to announce its 2021 Grant Award Recipients: Winfield Public Library, Winfield Fitness Center, Henry County Public Health and Mount Pleasant Community School District. The HCHC Foundation awarded grants to each of these organizations for various projects supporting health related initiatives.

Winfield Public Library was awarded $1000 for the purchase of a cold and hot water dispenser for the 5-2-1-0 program.  Winfield Fitness Center was awarded $2750 to help maintain workout equipment for their patrons.  Henry County Public Health received a grant for $4500 to grow the CARE LINKS program.  And Mount Pleasant Community School District was handed a check for $1750 to go towards CPR training and equipment for students and school personnel.

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, “It is exciting to see these grants make a difference in the wellness 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 2022 and future funding opportunities can be found at www.hchc.org/foundation.  You may also contact HCHC Foundation, Mark Hempen at 319/385-6541, or email hempenm@hchc.org.