The Mary Kay Foundation 2012 Shelter Grants

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The Mary Kay Foundation 2012 Shelter Grants

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 2:30pm

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In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, The Mary Kay Foundation awarded $3 million in grants to 150 domestic violence shelters in all 50 states. Each shelter received a $20,000 grant to maintain critical services and programs for women and children who are survivors of domestic violence. Through its annual shelter grant program, The Foundation has now provided a total to $31 million to domestic violence organizations since 2000.

While many grant recipients use the funds for basic operating expenses and to hire much needed personnel, some recipients focus on a specific need that may have not been met without the grant from The Mary Kay Foundation. A shelter in Kentucky plans to use its grant to strengthen its clients’ family management skills with farm to table classes, seeds and plants and gardening tools. A shelter in Oregon plans to use its grant to upgrade its 100-year old kitchen and a shelter in New Hampshire will use the money to replace its dilapidated roof.

For a list of The Mary Kay Foundation 2012 Shelter Grant Recipients, click here

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CAMPAIGN: A Commitment to Ending Domestic Violence

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