OHFN and RCIF Announce Fall 2017 Funding Awards

The Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville (OHFN) continued its partnership with the Rocky Community Improvement Fund (RCIF) leveraging resources to support programs serving vulnerable populations in southeastern Ohio with the announcement of the Fall 2017 funding awards.

Since 2013, OHFN has partnered with RCIF to match charitable contributions made by Rocky Brands employees.  Nearly $400,000 in total funding has been awarded through the partnership to date, supporting organizations in the Nelsonville area focused on health and wellness, education and mentoring, human services and community improvement projects.  

The following organizations received funding through the partnership’s Fall 2017 grant cycle:

  • Amesville PTO: $4,000 to support the Amesville backpack program and Federal Hocking Food Pantry.
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters Athens: $1,625 to support the Youth in Leadership Program in Vinton County.
  • Church of the Epiphany: $2,756 to purchase kitchen equipment to support pantry services.
  • Community Food Initiatives: $2,000 for the Nelsonville School Garden Project.
  • Habitat for Humanity: $4,000 to support the Critical Home Repair Program.
  • HAPCAP: $3,547 to provide kitchen upgrades at the Southeast Ohio Foodbank & Kitchen.
  • Integrated Services for Behavioral Health: $7,074 to support youth programs at the Hive of Nelsonville.
  • Lutheran Social Services: $5,000 to support the Athens County Mobile Food Pantry.
  • Nelsonville Food Cupboard: $5,000 to support the backpack program at Nelsonville-York Elementary School.
  • Nelsonville Senior Citizens: $1,690 to replace the sidewalk at the Senior Citizens building.
  • Nelsonville-York Honor Society: $2,500 to support the Picnic Table Project at the high school.
  • Women for Recovery: $2,606 to purchase appliances for the new recovery house for women in Athens.

Funding projects and the partnership will be recognized in January at the annual meeting of the Athens County Foundation. 

OHFN and RCIF Announce Fall 2017 Funding Awards

The Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville (OHFN) continued its partnership with the Rocky Community Improvement Fund (RCIF) leveraging resources to support programs serving vulnerable populations in southeastern Ohio with the announcement of the Fall 2017 funding awards.

Since 2013, OHFN has partnered with RCIF to match charitable contributions made by Rocky Brands employees.  Nearly $400,000 in total funding has been awarded through the partnership to date, supporting organizations in the Nelsonville area focused on health and wellness, education and mentoring, human services and community improvement projects.  

The following organizations received funding through the partnership’s Fall 2017 grant cycle:

  • Amesville PTO: $4,000 to support the Amesville backpack program and Federal Hocking Food Pantry.
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters Athens: $1,625 to support the Youth in Leadership Program in Vinton County.
  • Church of the Epiphany: $2,756 to purchase kitchen equipment to support pantry services.
  • Community Food Initiatives: $2,000 for the Nelsonville School Garden Project.
  • Habitat for Humanity: $4,000 to support the Critical Home Repair Program.
  • HAPCAP: $3,547 to provide kitchen upgrades at the Southeast Ohio Foodbank & Kitchen.
  • Integrated Services for Behavioral Health: $7,074 to support youth programs at the Hive of Nelsonville.
  • Lutheran Social Services: $5,000 to support the Athens County Mobile Food Pantry.
  • Nelsonville Food Cupboard: $5,000 to support the backpack program at Nelsonville-York Elementary School.
  • Nelsonville Senior Citizens: $1,690 to replace the sidewalk at the Senior Citizens building.
  • Nelsonville-York Honor Society: $2,500 to support the Picnic Table Project at the high school.
  • Women for Recovery: $2,606 to purchase appliances for the new recovery house for women in Athens.

Funding projects and the partnership will be recognized in January at the annual meeting of the Athens County Foundation.