Snyder's-Lance Foundation Awards More Than $1.5 Million to Charlotte Nonprofits
Snyder's-Lance Foundation Awards More Than $1.5 Million to Charlotte, NC Nonprofits
Snyder's-Lance in Charlotte, North Carolina, has announced that the Lance Foundation will award one-time grants totaling more than $1.5 million to thirteen Charlotte-area nonprofits working in the areas of education, healthy living, hunger, and veteran affairs.
The grant recipients include Charlotte Bridge Home, which supports outreach to the veterans community; Freedom School Partners, which works to expand summer-learning opportunities; Project L.I.F.T., a fund that supplies teacher innovation grants in support of educational efforts in the classroom; Second Harvest Food Bank, which will use its grant to expand its backpack program; the United Way of Central Carolina; and the Urban League of Central Carolinas, which will use its grant to update the technology in its learning lab. In addition to the funding, each organization will receive product donations and provide volunteer opportunities for Snyder's-Lance associates.
"As the hometown of Lance for one hundred years, we are honored to provide a special gift to the Charlotte area," said Snyder's-Lance CEO David V. Singer. "These grants will provide much needed assistance to a wide range of community organizations that touch lives each and every day."