The generosity of one woman benefited 21 organizations and six students on Wednesday evening.
At the Annual General Meeting for the Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation, a significant amount of funds were handed out as part of the Kay Stafford Fund.
Stafford was a Canada Post worker who left over a million dollars to the Foundation.
Executive Director Wendy Warner has the details.
Each year, TMHF uses the investment income to provide grants to the community and staff.
Recipients this year include:
Alzheimer’s Society, Care Giver Education Day, $2,700
Batawa Lions Club, safety barriers and therapy support at events, $908
Batawa Ski Hill, safety fencing and communications, $8,704
Big Brothers Big Sisters, Mentorship Program, $2,500
Frankford Youth Centre, Glow Girls Program, $1,000
John Howard Society, Grade 9 students at risk to attend Quantum Program, $10,000
Northumberland Community Care, Seniors Dance Program, $3,326
Our TMH, Protect and Preserve services at TMH, $10,000
Quinte Access, new van, $25,000
Quinte Children’s Foundation, 100 Playing for Keeps, 30 Camp for Hope, $6,000
Quinte West Fire and Emergency Services, Rapid Deployment Raft, $5,300
Quinte West, four defibrillators, $8,400
Quinte West Youth Centre, 275 youth food prep and nutrition program, $5,000
Rotary Club of Stirling, defibrillator, $2,170
St. Francis of Assisi Church, two defibrillators, $5,000
St. John’s Ambulance, First Response Vehicle, $15,000
Trenton Trillium Seniors Club, defibrillator, $3,340
Trenton United Church, defibrillator, $2,000
VON, seniors fitness class, $3,995
YMCA, 40 annual memberships or one week of camp for 100 kids, $5,000
Six area high school students and one Loyalist College student received bursaries towards their studies.