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Chad Pennington’s 1st and 10 Foundation Awards $184,000 In Grants For 2012

Chad Pennington’s 1st and 10 Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded $184,000 to charitable organizations in Southern West Virginia and East Tennessee, and has now distributed more than $1 million in grant funds in West Virginia.

“We are so proud to have reached this amazing milestone in West Virginia” said Chad Pennington, President. “With the help of our supporters, and these great organizations, we are truly making a difference in the lives of many people.”

Since its inception in 2003, the Foundation has distributed $1,511,944 in funds to organizations in the Foundation’s geographical areas, including $1,116,600 for Southern West Virginia.

Chad and Robin Pennington created the 1st and 10 Foundation in 2003 with the mission to build stronger communities by funding programs and institutions that seek to improve quality of life throughout southern West Virginia and the Tri-State area and East Tennessee.

The following organizations have received grants in 2012:

  • MountainHeart Community Services
  • Boy Scouts of America Tri-State Area Council
  • North Putnam Little League Purpose
  • YWCA Resolve Family Abuse Program
  • Gabriel Project of black porn WV
  • Walking Miracles
  • Strong Through Our Plan
  • Junior Achievement of WV
  • The Marshall University Foundation
  • Laurel Lake Wildlife Management Area Foundation
  • Mountain State Centers for Independent Living
  • Bethlehem Farm
  • Michael Dunn Center
  • The Coalition for Kids
  • Knoxville Kiwanis Youth Foundation
  • The First Tee of Greater Knoxville
  • Kingsport Tomorrow

The Foundation reviews grants annually. The deadline for submitting a grant in 2013 is August 15. The grant application can be found at www.1stand10foundation.com.  Application requests can also be sent to: 1st and 10 Foundation, PO Box 192, Guild, NH 03754 or via email at director@1stand10foundation.com. For more information, please call, 631-384-3667.

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