Community Cares Grant Recipients


Click the Link Below to View the 2022 Celebration! 

(Celebration begins at the 12:45 minute mark of the video.)

LifePoint Church Livestream of 2022 Community Cares Celebration

2023 Community Cares Grant Awards

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American Red Cross – direct needs for disaster victims

Bays Cares Best Foot Forward Program –   purchase shoes for kids


Central Missouri Foster Care  & Adoption – provide respite events for foster families in Laclede County 


Conway Senior Center – purchase food for senior meals


COPE – to help with rental deposits and moving expenses for clients leaving the shelter and transitioning into their own apartments

Crosslines Ministry – help families pay utility bills




Elevate Lebanon, Inc. – purchase textbooks and help feed students dinner on days they are in class


Free Store Ministry – help with insurance and trash removal at facility


Friends of the Library – support summer reading program


Hillcrest Education Center – purchase safety supplies, tools, etc.


Hughes Senior Center – food for meal program 


Kiwanis Club of Lebanon – clothing for children in need


L-LIFE Food Pantry – support facility rent and utilities


Laclede County Drug Council – drug awareness program expenses


Laclede Industries  – transportation expenses for disabled employees


Laclede Literacy Council – purchase tutoring materials


Lane Change, Inc. – cover the cost of counseling for clients in need


Lebanon Family YMCA – provide financial assistance for members


Lebanon R-3 Social Services – support student needs such as clothing, shoes, medical/dental visits, medicine, etc.


LifePoint Food Pantry – purchase food and hygiene products from Ozarks Food Harvest for those in need.


Live 2 Give Hope : Fostering Hope Closet – assist with general operating support covering a portion of their rent and utilities


New Life Project – for operational expenses such as transportation, utilities, groceries, insurance, etc.

OATS Transit – cover the cost of fuel for one bus operating daily in Lebanon.




Project 360 Youth Services – for utilities and liability insurance for the facility


Share the Fair – cover the cost of processing donated meat for area food pantries


Shepherd’s Pack Program – provide food for the weekend for students in Lebanon and Joel E. Barber school districts.


Stoutland Senior Center – food for meal program


The Salvation Army – food for Laclede County residents in need


Total Grants Awarded to Local Nonprofits = $140,000.00