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Kara Neuverth
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Boys Town Central Florida Receives Grant from Orlando Sentinel Family Fund

Boys Town Central Florida Receives Grant from Orlando Sentinel Family Fund

​Boys Town Central Florida recently received a $60,000 grant through the Orlando Sentinel Family Fund, a McCormick Foundation fund. This grant will support Boys Town Central Florida's mission by providing scholarships for low-income families in their Common Sense Parenting® classes and by supporting programs for the at-risk homes in the In-Home Family Program.

The Orlando Sentinel Family Fund is committed to improving the communities of Central Florida by funding qualified nonprofit organizations that aid disadvantaged children and families. Helping these communities become successful and achieve self-sufficiency is their major goal, which is why they are long-time supporters of Boys Town Central Florida.

"We have a long-standing relationship with the Orlando Sentinel Family Fund and Lisa Jacobsen, Orlando Sentinel Media Group's Charitable Giving and Communications Manager," said Tabitha Talbott, Donor Relations Specialist for Boys Town Central Florida. "The Orlando Sentinel Family Fund funds many nonprofit organizations every year, with Boys Town Central Florida being a prominent recipient for the last several years. They believe in Boys Town's mission and vision."

Since 2007, Boys Town Central Florida has received nine separate grants from the foundation, totaling at $335,000. "Boys Town Central Florida is very pleased and proud to be a partner with the Orlando Sentinel Family Fund and are grateful for their continued support," said Terry Knox, Boys Town Central Florida Development Director.

Local grant opportunities like the Orlando Sentinel Family Fund are crucial for supporting Boys Town's mission and vision for America's families. Congratulations to Boys Town Central Florida on receiving this grant so they can continue to save children and heal families in Central Florida!