Fall 2018 Community Fund Recipients Announced
9 / November / 2018
Barge Design Solutions announces that over $38,000 will be given out to 12 employee-nominated nonprofits through its Barge Design Solutions, Inc., Community Fund. Fall 2018 grants will benefit organizations that assist with a range of programs, such as STEM education, home rebuilding, veteran outreach, and financial assistance to families dealing with pediatric cancer.
The fall 2018 grant recipients are:
ACE Mentor Program of Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia (Chattanooga, TN) - $3,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee (Knoxville, TN) - $5,000
The Dayton Regional STEM School (Dayton, OH) - $5,000
Discovery Center at Murfree Spring (Murfreesboro, TN) - $2,500
Libby’s Light Shines, Inc. (Dothan, AL) - $1,500
The Lutzie 43 Foundation (Marietta, GA.) - $4,300
Rebuilding Together Dayton (Dayton, OH) - $2,500
Society of Women Engineers, Memphis Professional Section (Memphis, TN) - $2,000
Southeast Alabama Youth Services, Inc. (Dothan, AL) - $2,000
VFW Foundation (Dayton, OH) - $2,500
Ride for Reading - $3,000
The Community Fund Committee also approved support of the area recently impacted by Hurricane Michael. A grant of $5,000 to Operation BBQ Relief will help provide meals to displaced families, emergency workers, and National Guard troops.
Over $200,000 have been donated to employee-nominated, 501(c)3 charitable organizations since 2014. These contributions would not be possible without Barge employees’ commitment of giving back to their communities.