2018 Organization Grant Award recipients are:
- Angel Flight Soars – Fly a North Fulton Patient Program This program coordinates a flight mission for a patient who is in medical or financial need so they can get to their potentially life-changing treatments.
- Be THE Voice – Educate empower & motivate student bystanders to safely intervene in and defuse bullying situations, using proven, effective techniques.
- Chattahoochee Nature Center – Unity Garden to provide fresh vegetables to North Fulton Community Charities food pantry while strengthening connections.
- Child Development Academy – Install code lock system to monitor who enters and leaves the center.
- The Cottage School – Advanced technology training for teachers.
- The Drake House – Technology support – updates to help serve families – keep personal data safe.
- Easter Seals North Georgia – Funding to provide Dual Language Learning Materials for children in their Early Childhood Development Centers
- EnAble of Georgia – Enhance workforce readiness program for youth and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities through adaptive mobile technology.
- Every Woman Works – Upgrade antiquated/nonexistent technology. Purchase a 3'x4' Smart Board and a projector for use in their classroom.
- Foster Care Support Foundation – Provide basic care items to infants thru teens who have been removed from their biological parents due to abuse, neglect or abandonment.
- HomeStretch – Continue a partial Unit Sponsorship for one homeless family at a family home on Milbrook Circle.
- Huskies Helping Huskies – Provide HHH participants a holiday shopping experience and a spirit of fellowship with community heroes so they know the positive aspects of North Fulton.
- "Just" People – Provide opportunities for their members to experience more things available to them in the Roswell & North Fulton area of arts & museums.
- Lekotek of Georgia – State of the art technology used at Lekotek makes it possible for children w/ disabilities to participate alongside peers & siblings as they experience success.
- North Fulton Community Charities – Support medically challenged/medically fragile patients who are in need of assistance to meet essential needs.
- Roswell Historical Society – Equipment for use at digitzation event to encourage community members to share their photos.
- Senior Services North Fulton – Provide transportation for seniors living in Roswell to get to their medical & healthcare appointments.
- St. David's Preschool – Replace out-dated cyclone fencing that surrounds the playground with safer aluminum fencing.
- STAR House Foundation – Support their programs, providing educational services during out of school hours (after school and summers) to low income families.
- Sunshine on a Ranney Day – Handicapped accessible renovations to a home in Alpharetta for a child in need.
The Roswell Woman’s Club continues its long time support of education in the community. In 2018, the Roswell Woman’s Club distributed scholarships and educational grants benefiting students in our community. Scholarships were awarded to twenty-one graduating high school seniors to help further their education. The awards were based on financial need, outstanding academic records and community service.
Class of 2018 Education Scholarships
- Alpharetta High School – Haley Benson,Rachel Pozin
- Blessed Trinity High School – Spencer Arndt, Anna Hart, Brendan Hudgins, Agnes Kumi – Helen Owens Award, Kyra Montes, Peyton O'Malley – MaryAnne Johnson Award, Christopher Turko, Colynn Vacko
- Cambridge High School – Thomas MacMillan
- The Cottage School – Sydney Culver – Helen Owens Award, Joseph Matsumoto
- Fellowship Christian High School – Jennifer Foster
- Northview High School – Kyongyun Chung - MaryAnne Johnson Award, Mehal Churiwal
- Roswell High School – Matthew DoVale, Samantha Lynch, Sydney Pipes, Anna Zeigler – Tillie Wood Award
- Veritas Classical Schools – Hannah Manhoff
2018 Education Grants:
- Abbotts Hill Elementary School – Linda Dickinson
To purchase books to start a reading club for struggling 2nd-3rd grade readers with goal of fostering a love of reading and improve reading skills.
- Alpharetta High School – Amey Rishel
To fund the start up of a school based student run busines for intellectually disabled students receiving Transition Services to teach real life skills.
- Hembree Springs Elementary School – Leslie Peterson, Lisa Tejada
To purchase ipad stands for Kindergarten classes which will be used with a software program to record & develop reading skills
- Holcomb Bridge Middle School – Leslie King
To fund the purchase of a recumbent bike and treadmill to serve handicapped students in 6th through 8th grade.
- Manning Oaks Elementary School – Jennifer Rosenthall
To fund educational materials to support newly created STEM lab for all grade levels.
- Mountain Park Elementary School – Tracey Burton
To purchase "Frog Games", a series of math board games for 3rd graders to support math instruction.
- Roswell North Elementary School – Liz Rains
To fund a project serving the entire student body to create and care for worms, create a compost, then create a garden box to grow vegatables.
Past Recipients Include:
- Georgia Ensemble Theatre and Conservatory a quality professional, non-profit theatre, offering a season of plays, classes for youth and adults, and outreach programs for “at-risk” youth.
- Child Development Association of North Fulton, provides affordable, high-quality childcare for hard-working, low-income families.
- The Cottage School builds a sense of self for students with special learning needs through academic and experiential learning.
- Housing Initiatives of North Fulton (Homestretch) a transitional housing and skills development program that has helped more than 100 “at-risk” families including 247 children, return to self-sufficiency.
- North Fulton Community Charities assists more than 3,000 struggling families each month with financial aid, food, clothing, and budget training.
- EnAble of Georgia, Inc., EnAble of Georgia, Inc. provides residential and vocational opportunities for developmentally disabled adults.
- Foster Care Support Foundation provides much needed resources such as clothing and furniture for families who serve as foster parents.
- Chattahoochee Nature Center, a nature preserve located on the Chattahoochee River, offering a wide variety of educational programs for families, youth and adults.