The Leesburg Daybreak Rotary Club this week awarded grants totaling $7,500 to eight community non-profit organizations.
The grants are intended to support ongoing community service projects that would benefit from additional funding.
Crossroads Jobs was awarded $1,000 to provide free employment services to unemployed individuals who are not served by conventional employment agencies and government job banks.
Loudoun Literacy Council was awarded $1,000 to support family literacy nights serving Head Start families and homeless families living in Loudoun County.
Loudoun Interfaith Relief was awarded $900 to increase operating efficiencies through the purchase of equipment for sorting and storing donations.
YMCA was awarded $1,000 for to boost its scholarship fund, extending services to a greater number of low-income children for summer camps and after school programs.
INMED was awarded $1,000 to provide nutritious daily snacks to the children participating in their after school program.
Arts for All/VSA of Loudoun was awarded $1,000 to support the week-long creative arts camp for special needs children.
Volunteers of America Chesepeake was awarded $600 to support the Loudoun Emergency Homeless Shelter located in Loudoun County.
Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS) was awarded $1,000 for providing interpretation services to non-English-speaking child abuse victims and their family members.
The mini grants are among the community service projects undertaken by the Leesburg Daybreak Rotary Club each year.
To learn more about the club, go to www.leesburgdaybreak.org or contact Bob Pizzimenti at 703-840-5448. The club meets each Tuesday morning at 7:30 a.m. at Tuscorora Mill Restaurant in Leesburg.