Takoma Foundation 2004 Grants

Fall 2004 Grants

  • The Holy Cross Hospital Health Center (to purchase health education materials in English, Spanish, and French. The patient population is extremely vulnerable due to their lack of insurance, lack of medical knowledge, language and cultural barriers, and susceptibility to medical problems. The center expects to have 5,000 patient visits in the coming year)

  • The East Silver Spring PTA (to to partially fund construction of a schoolyard habitat designed to connect children with the environment and engage them in hands-on learning experiences. East Silver Spring Elementary serves a disproportionately high number of low income families. The Takoma Foundation will also provide a match for additional funds raised by the PTA for this project)

  • The Long Branch Senior Center (in cooperation with the Long Branch Strategy Games Club, for the creation of an Intergenerational Strategy Games Club to promote socialization between youth and seniors and to develop youth leadership skills)