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Whole Child Strategies, Inc.

Memphis, Tennessee
$100,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2020

This grant supports a coalition of place-based organizations, led by Whole Child Strategies, Inc., providing emergency relief to families living with low incomes in eight Memphis neighborhoods, specifically cash assistance for food and other household necessities; relief funds for households experiencing loss of income due to the pandemic; and internet access and devices for households without broadband or hardware. The coalition includes: Agape Child and Family Services; Center for Transforming Communities, Inc.; Knowledge Quest; Memphis Medical District Collaborative; Neighborhood Christian Center, Inc.; Refugee Empowerment Program; and The Urban Strategies, Inc. Whole Child Strategies, Inc. empowers neighborhoods and communities disproportionately affected by poverty to self- determination in addressing barriers hindering children from graduating on-time, career and college-ready – providing funding, critical supports and coordinated efforts around collective accountability, public advocacy and community development.

Area Served

Area Served:
Memphis, Tennessee