Gulf Breeze Will Do Announces Its 2023 Grant Winners

Gulf Breeze Will Do members gathered for the organization’s annual meeting on November 5, 2023 at Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church and awarded $37,000 in grants to local organizations.

This year’s grant recipients include:

The Arc Gateway – Unlimited Potential: Scholarships for Adults with Disabilities

• A $10,000 grant will be used to establish a needs-based scholarship program, allowing those enrolled only part time to take full advantage of transformative programming provided by their South Santa Rosa program.

Gulf Breeze Middle School – Making Science Fun A $2,994 grant will be used to purchase educational tools to encourage interest in science and prepare students for state-wide testing.

Gulf Breeze Weekend Food Program – Gulf Breeze Weekend Food Program Support A $10,000 grant will be used to purchase food items that are provided to children in the community that are facing hunger and poor nutrition.

Interfaith Ministries – Building With A Purpose – Helping & Healing Those In Need• A $5,279.84 grant will be used towards building a concrete pad to provide a more stable base for the recycling trailer and provide additional parking for the Interfaith Ministries Thrift Store.

Midway Fire Department – Ballistic Protection Vests• An $7,296 grant will be used for the purchase of ballistic protection vests, ensuring that each on-duty firefighter/paramedic is protected.

Oriole Beach Elementary Library – Is That A Book Vending Machine?!• A $2,007.65 grant will be used to fill the existing book vending machine with books that motivate children to earn tokens that allow them to select their very own book to keep from the machine.

The 2024 Membership Drive is currently underway. Annual dues are $250 per person and membership is open to women 18 years of age or older. To join, click here.

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