Check Out Our Grassroots Recipients
11 October 2023
Written by Public Spirit
AFFORDABLE HOUSING: MERCY HOUSING
Mercy Housing is a nonprofit organization that develops, finances, and manages affordable housing in various communities around the country. They work to create stable, vibrant, and healthy communities for individuals and families with low incomes.
ACCESS TO HIGH-QUALITY EDUCATION: SCHOLARMATCH
ScholarMatch connects underprivileged students with resources, mentors, and financial aid to help them access and succeed in college. They focus on making the college application process more accessible and less intimidating.
COMMUNITY WELLNESS: BRIGHTER BITES
Brighter Bites contributes to the broader effort of improving public health by providing access to nutritious foods, particularly in low-income communities. By making fresh fruits and vegetables more accessible and providing the knowledge to use them effectively, Brighter Bites aims to have a lasting impact on the health and well-being of the communities it serves.
ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY: YEAR UP
Year Up is a nonprofit organization that provides young adults with skills training, mentorship, and professional development to help them transition from poverty to meaningful careers.