Horizon Sunrise Rotary Club awards $35,300 in grants

The Horizon Sunrise Rotary Club of Grand Junction awarded a total of $35,300 in grants to 14 not-for-profit organizations in Mesa County.

The Club serves local charities and international projects. Club members support these efforts with personal contributions and fund-raising, including the annual A La Mode, an event featuring desserts, wines and savory foods.

The grants ranged from $1,000 to $6,500 and funded efforts to end hunger, promote education and literacy, provide housing resources and encourage youth leadership and development.

“These organizations are doing great work in our community, and we are proud to support their efforts,” said Sara Russell, president of the Horizon Sunrise Rotary Club. “We want to thank our members, club sponsors and everyone that participates in our fund-raising activities for making these grants possible.”

The latest grant recipients were: Clifton Christian Church Food Bank, Child & Migrant Services, Community Food Bank,  Cycle Effect, Doors to Success, Diabetes Counts, Dyslexia Foundation, Friends of Youth & Nature, Grand Junction High School Tiger Boutique, Imagination Library, Mutual Aid Partners, RiversEdge West, Riverside Educational Center and Two Rivers Wildfire Coalition.

The Horizon Sunrise Rotary Club meets from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Venue at Fisher’s, 625 24 1/2 Road in Grand Junction. Guests are welcome. For more information visit https://portal.clubrunner.ca/3268.