The Niagara Prosperity Initiative is investing $106,000 to fund 7 poverty-reduction and neighbourhood development projects in Old Western Hill, St. Catharines.
|District School Board of Niagara||DSBN Summer H.E.A.T. 2010||Early intervention strategy designed to allow parents and their children (ages 3-7 yrs) the opportunity to solidify prior learning and participate in new learning together: on site at the school, in the home, and in the community.||$45,916.50|
|Folk Arts Council of St. Catharines Multicultural Centre||Youth Host Outreach Project||Summer programming for newcomer youth in 1/2 day and day long workshops and outings.||$7,281.29|
|Family and Children's Services Niagara (representing OEYC Niagara Centre)||Parents as Literacy Supporters program||Reading programs for children and parents â€“ provided with books and nutrition||$2,951.43|
|Gateway Residential & Community Support Services||Good Food Box Program||The Good Food Box makes accessible fresh produce to people with low income.||$21,883.40|
|Community Care St. Catharines and|
Thorold: Niagara Nutrition Partners
|Niagara Nutrition Partners||Distribution of promotional information and presentations on school food nutrition programs||$1,344.14|
|Hope Furniture Bank||Neighbourhood Drop Off Days||Direct engagement of community and service clubs to plan
and execute Neighbourhood Drop Off Days for furniture that|
will then be distributed to families in need.
|The Raft||Neighbourhood/Business Engagement||Work with the local communities and relevant partners and agencies to assess needs identify gaps, and organize and launch neighbourhood based solutions to reduce and prevent poverty.||$24,021.58|
|Total Approved for St Catharines - Old Western Hill: $106,354.80|