MILTON – The Community Foundation of Halton North (CFHN) announced its 2017 grant recipients at a celebration event held at the Helson Gallery in Georgetown on May 25, 2017.

This year, fund holders worked closely with the Foundation’s staff and grants committee to determine this year’s grant recipients.  Grants were awarded to:  ADAPT (Halton Alcohol Drug and Gambling Assessment Prevention and Treatment), Bob Rumball Association for the Deaf, Milton Transitional Housing, Darling Home for Kids, the United Way of Halton & Hamilton (Milton) and the FirstOntario Art Centre Milton.

“The Community Foundation of Halton North’s vision is to grant back into the communities which make up North Halton and I am thrilled that the Foundation is now in its second year of fulfilling its mission,” stated Brad Clements, Chair of CFHN.

“We are pleased to announce the 2017 grant recipients and congratulate them for their tremendous work in the community of Halton North,” said Linda Bischoff, Chair of the Grants Committee. “I would also like to take this opportunity to thank our fund holders for their contributions to make this possible. ”

CFHN would like to thank its corporate sponsors Towne Square (Main, Martin and Mill Street) and Woodbine Entertainment for their continued support of the Community Foundation of Halton North.

CFHN is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of representatives from across the communities that make up Halton North.  Established in Canada over 95 years ago, today, there are 191 community foundations in cities, towns and rural areas across the country. These locally-run, public foundations play a critical role in supporting community groups. Last year, they provided well over $200 million to local charitable causes across the country.  More information about CFHN is available at  www.cfhn.ca or by contacting Sue Lawrenson, Executive Director, at 905-864-9211.

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