Goshen Health Awards $350K in Grants

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The recipients received their awards earlier this week. (photo courtesy Goshen Health) The recipients received their awards earlier this week. (photo courtesy Goshen Health)

Goshen Health has awarded nearly $350,000 in grants to 29 community organizations throughout Goshen and the surrounding area. The grants, awarded through Goshen Health's Community Benefit Fund, are awarded to nonprofits that share the health system's mission to improve the health of the community.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the fund. Goshen Health says priority is given to organizations addressing specific community needs such as access to health and mental health services, reducing obesity, treating chronic diseases, advancing cancer research and tobacco cessation efforts.

"Providing this support to these organizations allows us to extend our mission of improving the health of our communities," said Randy Christophel, chief executive officer of Goshen Health. "These nonprofits are experts at what they do. By supporting them and helping them fulfill their missions, we are working together to meet the diverse needs of the people who live and work in our communities."

This year's recipients include:

  • ADEC
  • Amish Youth Vision Project
  • Bashor Children’s Home
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County
  • Boys & Girls Club of Elkhart County
  • Boys & Girls Club of Nappanee
  • Cancer Resources for Elkhart County (formerly United Cancer Services)
  • CARE Foundation (CARE House)
  • Center for Healing & Hope
  • Child and Parent Services (CAPS)
  • Church Community Services
  • Council on Aging of Elkhart County
  • Elkhart County Clubhouse
  • Family Christian Development Center
  • Goshen Farmers Market
  • Goshen Theater Project
  • Horizon Education Alliance
  • LaGrange County Council on Aging
  • LoveWay
  • Maple City Health Care Center
  • MDC Goldenrod 
  • Northern Indiana Hispanic Health Coalition
  • Oaklawn
  • Parkside Elementary School
  • REAL Services of Elkhart County
  • Ryan’s Place
  • SPA Women’s Ministry Homes
  • The Window
  • WheelchairHelp.org
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