Grants in 2017
2018 – 2017 – 2016 – Reds Community Fund The Reds Rookie Success League is a free, coed, character building summer baseball program. It is an introductory baseball program for boys and girls who normally would not be able to afford this type of program. It features baseball instruction while focusing on a character-based curriculum and the “Six Stars of Success” – Cooperation, Integrity, Respect, Education, Determination and Spirit (CI REDS). The goal is to increase the interest in baseball and softball for children in the greater Dayton. The MAK Fund grant was able to provide two scholarships for children.
2017 – Shoes 4 The Shoeless –Shoes 4 The Shoeless provides new, correctly fitting gym shoes and socks to Southwest Ohio children in desperate need. Through a uniquely efficient and effective system, we help children eliminate one of poverty’s most visible stigmas. Through this grant, shoes and socks were provided for 1,000 children.
2017-Oak Tree Corner – Oak Tree Corner is a grieving center for children. Pizza dinner was provided through this funding at every support group meeting in 2017.