Foundations Support Junior Achievement Youth Philanthropy Project

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) and the Richard A. Henson Foundation (RAHF) have partnered to support the efforts of Junior Achievement to bring philanthropy education to all public high school students in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties. Funds for this in-school classroom based program will provide about 1,800 students access to first-hand understanding of economic issues they will face upon high school graduation, including the personal and social rewards of charitable giving.

About the Community Foundation: As leaders, grant makers, and stewards of philanthropy, The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore serves the common good of the Lower Eastern Shore. We are a 501c3 nonprofit with an inspiring history of fostering charitable endeavors, and have provided more than $60 million in grants and scholarships to the local community since 1984. We collaborate with individuals, families, and businesses to match their charitable interests with community needs and strengthen local nonprofits through grants and resources. We are devoted to improving our regional community and believe in people helping one another to provide positive impact. Visit CFES.org or call 410-742-9911.

 

 

*Photo Caption:   Thomas Evans and Tom Trice, RAHF Trustees; Erica Joseph, CFES President; Victor Laws III, RAHF Trustee; Jayme Hayes, Junior Achievement Executive Director; Greg Olinde, RAHF Trustee; and Donna Altvater, RAHF Executive Director.

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