Impact Stories

  • Via Christi

    A large bright orange pedal cart has delivered lots of smiles and memories for residents of Via Christi and their "grandfriends," at Learning Cross Preschool.

    A grant from the community foundation purchased a four-person pedal cart for Learning Cross Preschool to share with Via Christi's senior residents. The children and seniors enjoy sharing stories and pedaling together.

    Read more here!
  • USD 271

    "When learning how to deal with emotions, it can be messy, so having a calm space to learn in is so crucial," said Kaci Nichols, Stockton Grade School Counselor.

    A grant was awarded to USD 271 to support the new Tiger Read Regulation Room at Stockton Grade School.

    Read more here!
  • USD 208

    Biology students at Trego Community High School received new microscopes from a grant enabling them to see bacteria and other small structures that were not visible using prior 30-year old equipment.

    "My students, a fellow science teacher, and I greatly appreciate the opportunity that this grant has provided," said James Burk, Biology teacher.

    Read more here!
  • City of Ellis

    The City of Ellis received a $10,000 grant to help construct a new swimming pool. The new pool will include a zero entry on one end with a diving board on the other.

    The pool is expected to open on the first Tuesday after Memorial Day in May 2021!

    Read more here!