2011-12 Recipient - Easy Lift Transportation

Amount Awarded: 
$ 65,000

Community Needs : Seniors, Youth Engagement K-12

This grant funded the purchase of a Children's Accessible Transport (CAT) van to provide 275 more at-risk, low-income children free transportation to services such as counseling programs, medical appointments, social development activities, summer camps and more. For three years, CAT has collaborated with more than 20 agencies to provide transportation services to more than 425 children annually. Grant funds covered the purchase of a pre-owned, low mileage 20-passenger van, all related expenses such as maintenance, insurance and fuel costs for the year, plus a year's salary for one full-time driver.

EasyLift: a new van with yellow-dressed children