Rosecrance Awarded $4,000 Grant from Freeport Memorial Fund

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

Freeport Community Foundation grant cycles are awarded three times annually.  The next cycle of grant proposals will be due on August 29, 2014; awards will be announced at the Foundation’s Fall Grant Reception on October 23 at the Freeport Country Club. For information or to apply for a Freeport Community Foundation grant,  visit the web-site: , or call 815.801.3035.  The foundation is located at 524 West Stephenson Street, Suite 102, in Freeport, IL.

FREEPORT (WIFR) -- The Rosecrance Foundation has been awarded a $4,000 grant from the John M. Drogosz Youth Substance Abuse Prevention/Treatment Memorial Fund by the Freeport Community Foundation.

Grants made from this fund are directed to non-profit organizations with educational, prevention and/or treatment of substance abuse programs focused on helping youth ages 21 or younger in Stephenson, Jo Daviess, and Carroll Counties.

The Rosecrance Foundation will use the grant to support the construction of a basketball court at Hillman House, the long-term residential recovery home for adolescent boys. The new basketball court will significantly enhance the opportunity for recreational therapy on-site while offering an important outlet for teamwork, physical fitness, confidence-building activity and fun.

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