Bighorn Cares grants over $500,000 to 61 Coachella Valley non-profits

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Bighorn Cares announces on Wednesday that it will give grant funding of $503.172 to 61 qualified Coachella Valley non-profits.

“These organizations make a huge difference in the lives of so many Coachella Valley residents of all ages,” Joe Kirby, Bighorn Cares chairman said in a news release. “It’s a privilege to be able to help so many non-profits and I’m proud of our residents and donors.”

Those receiving the grants include:

– All Things Are Possible, Inc.
– Alzheimer’s Coachella Valley
– Angel View
– Animal Samaritans
– Armed Services YMCA of the USA, Twenty-Nine Palms Branch
– Assistance League
– Baseball Buddies
– Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert, Inc.
– Big Hearts for Little Hearts, Desert Guild
– Bob Hope USO
– Boys & Girls Club of the Coachella Valley, Coachella Unit
– Boys & Girls Club of the Coachella Valley, Indio Unit
– Boys & Girls Club of the Coachella Valley, La Quinta Unit
– Boys & Girls Club of the Coachella Valley, Mecca Unit
– Braille Institute of Rancho Mirage
– California Partnership/Community Partners
– Cancer Partners
– Catholic Charities San Bernardino & Riverside Counties
– Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert
– Children’s Services of the Desert
– Coachella Valley Horse Rescue
– Coachella Valley Youth Aviation Education Program
– Cove Communities Seniors Association, The Joslyn Center
– CREATE Center for the Arts
– Desert Ability Center
– Desert Arc
– Family Services Association/Food Now
– Family YMCA of the Desert
– Father’s Heart Ranch
– FIND Food Bank
– Galilee Center
– GirlFriend Factor
– Grieving Teens of the Desert
– Guide Dogs of the Desert
– Habitat for Humanity of the Coachella Valley
– Hanson House Foundation
– Las Palmitas Elementary School
– LGBT Community Center of the Desert
– LifeStream Blood Bank
– Los Medicos Voladores, The Flying Doctors
– Martha’s Village & Kitchen
– McCallum Theatre
– Mecca Elementary School
– Mizell Senior Center of Palm Springs
– Old Town Artisan
– One Future Coachella Valley
– Palm Desert Charter Middle School Foundation
– Paws & Hearts, Animal Assisted Therapy
– Pegasus Therapeutic Riding
– Read With Me Volunteer Program
– Red Hot Ballroom
– S.C.R.A.P. Gallery
– The First Tee
– The Literacy Project
– The Peacemaker Corps Association
– The Salvation Army, Cathedral City Corps
– Tools for Tomorrow
– United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire
– United Way of the Desert
– Voices for Children
– Xavier College Preparatory High School

Funds will be awarded at recognition event that will be held in January at Bighorn.

Applications for the next round of funding will be available in June 2019.


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