Press release
June 6, 2019

Elkin Area Nonprofits Receive $31,611 in Grants

The Elkin Funds of The Winston-Salem Foundation recently made $31,611 in grants to nine nonprofits serving the Elkin Tri-County area. The Elkin Advisory Committee includes 10 member of the local community. These grants are made possible by donors to the Elkin Funds – three component trusts that were established by Richard T. Chatham, Lucy Hanes Chatham, and the citizens of Elkin.

  • Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission – $2,200 for Meals on Wheels program in Thurmond and Ronda
  • CareNet Counseling of Wilkes – $6,637 to provide mental healthcare services
  • Children’s Center of Surry – $6,137 for the Girls’ Circle program
  • East Wilkes Middle School PTO – $1,000 for an outdoor recreation area
  • Foothills Arts Council – $1,000 to support The Martha Basset Show
  • Grace Clinic of Yadkin Valley – $9,137 for prescription voucher program and diabetic supplies
  • Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital – $2,000 for fitness equipment
  • Reach Out and Read – $2,000 to support the Kids Count Pediatrics program in Elkin
  • Tri-County Christian Crisis Ministry – $1,500 for building repairs