PR – Grants by County

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 28, 2006

Diana Morgan Children’s Champion Award:

Orlando Science Center – $48,800

 The Bob Allen Outstanding Community Service Award:

Florida Senior Programs, Inc. (Foster Grandparent Program of

Central Florida) – $60,000

 

Lake County

Camp Boggy Creek – $25,000

Educational Foundation of Lake County, Inc. – $10,000

 

Orange County

Florida Senior Programs, Inc. (Foster Grandparent Program of Central Florid) – $60,000

Orlando Science Center – $48,800

BETA Center, Inc. – $37,000

Justice and Peace Office, Inc. – $37,500

Office for Farmworker Ministry – $35,000

People’s Theatre, Inc. – $25,200

Freedom Ride, Inc. – $24,100

Big Brothers Big Sisters of

Central Florida – $20,000

Crealdé School of Art – $28,100

MicheLee Puppets, Inc. – $20,000

Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando, Inc. – $20,000

Orange County Healthy Start Coalition, Inc. – $19,500

The Center for Drug-Free Living, Inc. – $19,500

Jewish Community Center of Greater

Orlando – $15,000

Kappa Alpha Psi –

Winter Park Chapter – $12,500

Orlando Neighborhood Improvement Corporation – $12,200

Children’s Home Society of Florida Central Florida Division – $10,400

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida, Inc. – $10,000

Florida Children’s Repertory Theatre, Inc. – $10,000

Hispanic Resource Link, Inc. “Yo Si Puedo” Program – $10,000

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc. – $10,000

Screen Actors Guild Foundation, Book PALS – $10,000

Shepherd’s Promise – $10,000

The Epilepsy Association of Central Florida, Inc. – $10,000

Community Service Center of South Orange County, Inc. – $7,500

 

Osceola County

Osceola County Council on Aging, Inc. – $20,000

Neptune Middle School – $11,000

Community Vision, Inc. – $10,400

The Transition House, Inc. – $3,500

 

Polk County

Volunteers in Service to the Elderly – $22,000

Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine – $15,650

Lake Wales Care Center, Inc. – $10,000

Camp Fire USA Sunshine Council – $6,500

Explorations V Children’s Museum, Inc. – $5,000

 

Seminole County

Kids House of Seminole, Inc. – $37,000 

Seminole

County Friends of Abused Children, Inc. – $9,900

 

All Grants were awarded based on the four platforms of DisneyHand Helping Kids Shine:

Connecting with adults

Constructive use of free time

Character development

Compassion