We are so pleased to announce our 2017 Welfare Grant recipients! This is what our club is all about and it wouldn’t be possible without the continued support of the Lawton-Fort Sill community. Not only our fabulous members, but also our sponsors and donors. Every single one of you made these grants possible. In total, we distributed $12,500! Thank you for making this one of the best years yet!
ASYMCA Comfort Fund – $500 to financially support military families in need who can’t use an AER.
ASYMCA Partner Member Fund – $1500 to programs including childcare, Soldier’s closet, food closet, personal assistance, and holiday meals.
ASYMCA Military Welcome Center – $1500 for supplies at the Lawton Airport Welcome Center .
Freedom Elementary School Pre-K Classes – $1477 for tricycles.
New Directions Women’s Shelter – $2773 to help fund a new play structure at the shelter.
Growing Spouses Army Strong – $600 to help support their program.
Fort Sill USO – $1750 to help purchase items needed such as: a grill, coolers, video games, projector and screen, and DVD’s.
St Mary’s Catholic School – $500 to help cover the cost of a visual presenter.
Working on the Wichita’s(WOW) – $200 towards the purchase of tents and sleeping bags for students with disabilities doing their work experience program.
Elgin Middle School Student Council – $500 for the Winter Wishes outreach program.
Fort Sill Boy Scouts – $1200 to help fund the purchase of tents, first aid kits, compasses, and backpacking stoves.