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Agency Funds Provide a Stable Base for Nonprofit Organizations

By: Jennifer Fox Our community is a better place because of our nonprofit organizations. Whether they provide basic needs for our most vulnerable, help us be healthier through activities, or develop arts and culture for the community, we are better because of their work. But, that work is not easy. A typical nonprofit employee wears […]

Women Supporting Women

Women Supporting Women By: Amber Estelle   Young women throughout the world experience the same physical needs each month. Some of them come from families who aren’t equipped to supply the hygiene products they need. Many carry on with their daily lives, unprepared. Programs like Second Harvest Food Bank are sowing seeds of hope for […]

Giving to Causes You Care About

Giving to Causes You Care About By: Jennifer Fox   Are you passionate about an overall cause but unsure how to support it? This month we want to talk about a flexible fund that can help you reach your giving goals! With a Field of Interest Fund, you can address needs in an area of […]

Jeff Galyen Recognized for Service to Community with the Judy Melton Award

Creating good in the community takes many individuals who are willing to contribute their time, talent, and treasure.  In recognition of this dedication, the Henry County Community Foundation awarded one individual for making a difference in Henry County. Jeff Galyen was announced as the 2022 Judy Melton Award winner because of the lives he has […]

Sowing Seeds of Hope

Hope to thrive, not just survive. It’s this hope that is growing in our community in subtle ways. It’s this hope that is taking root and springing up. It’s this hope that is experienced through the giving to and granting from the Foundation. And it’s this hope that we want to share in our annual […]

Annual Meeting Memories

By: Jennifer Fox The Henry County Community Foundation Annual Meeting is just around the corner. I remember the first Meeting I attended in 2000. I was the executive director of a local nonprofit and received a grant that year. The Meeting was held in the basement of the First Presbyterian Church and the ladies of […]

Donor Impact Made through Fund Flexibility

Donor Impact Made through Fund Flexibility By: Jennifer Fox Together, the Henry County Community Foundation and donor advised funds are bringing local solutions to causes and issues that matter in the community. So, what is a donor advised fund (DAF), and what makes it special? Donor advised funds are a unique way for individuals and […]

Lilly Intern Shares Foundation Appreciation

By: Rachel Snavely, Communication and Marketing Intern This year has been a time of growth professionally and personally through my academic career and internship experiences. I feel honored to have worked as an intern for the Henry County Community Foundation. From my first interview in May of 2021, I knew my supervisors and coworkers would be awesome […]

Children Impacted Today through Donation in 2005

Children are an important part of our community.  Not only are they currently members of society, but they are also our future workforce and business owners, our neighbors, and our political leaders of tomorrow. Through after-school activities, summer camps, sports leagues, and much more, the Salvation Army has provided a space for children to experience […]

Spring Cycle Grants Awarded through the Choose Henry Flex Fund

Spring Cycle Grants Awarded Thanks to generous donors across Henry County, local needs are being addressed through the Choose Henry Flex Fund. Every dollar given to the Choose Henry Flex Fund is making a difference. As the needs in our county continue to change, the purpose of these grants remains. This fund is used to […]