20th ANNUAL CHARITY CHALLENGE DONATIONS

 Contact JCCF with any questions!

Call: (304) 372 - 4500

Email: communityfoundationmanager@gmail.com

Health

Jackson County Commission on Aging

This is to help support the Aqua Fit Pool in Ravenswood. During Covid the Senior Center has been shut to the public. This is an indoor full therapy pool that needs maintenance and support even during a shut down period.

WVU Medicine/JGH

It is the hospitals mission to provide educational programs for the community. We focus on the health and human services needs in our area. We are wanting your support on our Mommy and Me Classes. We have continued to provide support to Jackson County as frontline heroes and we still remain strong and hopeful to continue this program.

Human services

Guardians of the Children

We need support to help educate and spread public awareness to anyone involved with GOC and to the communities so that GOC can better react to child abuse in our area.

Hope House Ministries

All matching grant dollars will support our current sober living home in Jackson County. Renovations will expand our 4 bed program to a 12 bed program for women. JCCF would be supporting the expansion as well as the daily operating expenses for the program and outreach.

Jackson County Hunting Heroes

Our Mission is to provide Hunting Opportunities to the Heroes of War. Any member of the military or arm forces can join us on our many hunts and stay at our facilities at Parchment Valley Baptist Camp Grounds. We need support to help with transportation and lodging for some of these hunters, along with providing special hunting gear and equipment. We also provide some training. We try to have a Critter Dinner to support these efforts.

Savannah's Closet

We are seeking donations for clothing, books, and bags for children in Foster Care and emergency need.

Greene Center/Southern Jackson County Foundation

We are seeking donations to help build our fitness classes. We currently offer two types of classes for all ages with the hopes of potentially adding more. Many community members have enjoyed using our gym facility for practices, sports, and pickleball. 

Cedar Lakes Foundation

We are seeking donations to renovate the VFW cabin at Cedar Lakes. The cottage currently offers four rooms that sleep ten people each. Through this renovation, we would like to upgrade furnishings, paint, and bathroom features and appliances. 

City of Ravenswood

We are seeking donations for two sets of 15' bleachers at our ball fields. We currently have none and would like to add these features to upgrade our field facility. 

The GLOW Movement

We are seeking donations to build our events that share hope and awareness for mental illness, suicide, alcoholism, and drug addiction. 

Education

Ripley High School Alumni Association

All donations we receive will go towards scholarships for selected grduates from Ripley High School.

Jackson County Developmental Center

JCCF's matching grant dollars will go to support the Day Habilitation program in the Millwood location. This program serves individuals with moderate to significant developmental disabilities Monday through Friday by providing training opportunities and social experiences. Funds raised through Charity Challenge will benefit supplemental activities including field trips and other special events. Supplies for arts and crafts will be purchased with these funds as well. 

Jackson County Pilot Club

The Matching Grant Dollars from Charity Challenge will go toward the charitable programs provided by Pilot Club of Jackson County. Our organization must underwrite the cost of these programs/services with both grant money and funds donated or raised for this purpose. The services provided by our organization include a carseats program, adult dental care, Project Livesaver Search and Rescue System, and BrainMinders Brain Safety & Health Program. The programs are available to individuals in our community who have signigicant needs and severely limited resources. 

Jackson County Early Explorers

JCCF's matching grant dollars will go to support play-based STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) learning for children in Jackson County.

ARTS & CULTURE

Main Street Ripley

Main Street Ripley is a certified Main Street Program, which owns and operates the Alpine Theatre. This year, Main Street Ripley (MSR) will be pursuing needed upstairs/repairs to the infrastructure of the theatre. MSR will add Charity Challenge matching funds to dollars needed as matching funds for grants to make these needed repairs.

Jackson County Players

The matching grant dollars will go to support light and sound equipment to further enhance future productions of the Jackson County Players. Additional donations will also go to support a summer youth theatre program as well as JCP Starbursts Children's Theater and JCP Rising Star Youth Theater.

Community Support

Ripley Rotary Club

We are seeking donations to help provide much needed support to deprived children and their families during Christmas. We help every child that falls in the low or below poverty percentages get adopted through our local businesses, churches, and individuals. These children receive food, clothing, shoes, and toys. Annually, there are over 800 families that we have supported and provided for during Christmas time each year.

Jackson County Community Foundation

For this year only, we want to help a few of the local non-profits with alternative methods of raising money for their cause.  Throughout this event the Foundation will educate and assist the groups on proper techniques and helpful tips for setting up online events.  The goal is to advance their social media skills and boost their media coverage and followers.