The Wonderful Company Central Valley Community Grants Program Announces Over $1 Million in Funding For Central Valley Nonprofits and Schools

  • By Grand News Network
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  • November 8, 2023

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Wonderful Company, one of the largest and most philanthropic privately held companies in the United States, announced today the latest recipients of its Central Valley Community Grants program. These grants, totaling over $1 million, will provide direct support to 23 organizations in California's Central Valley. These organizations focus on programs that encompass community health, youth enrichment, arts, and economic advancement.

Since its inception, the Central Valley Community Grants program has awarded over $6 million to more than 200 organizations and schools in the Central Valley. Wonderful's co-owners, Lynda and Stewart Resnick, direct their philanthropic efforts toward transformative organizations that provide essential assistance to rural communities in need. Each year, the Resnicks, their foundation, and The Wonderful Company invest over $30 million in community development, education, sustainability, and health and wellness initiatives across the Central Valley and beyond.

"Wonderful's Central Valley Community Grants program catalyzes change by investing in the communities where our employees live and work," said Andy Anzaldo, chief operating officer of corporate social responsibility at The Wonderful Company. "This year, we've received a record number of applications, and as Wonderful Neighbors, our commitment is to actively listen to community needs and collaborate on game-changing opportunities, all to improve the lives and opportunities of generations to come."

"Picturing 500 elementary students in Kern County each holding a book, saying, "I'm a published author!" is beyond exciting! We are thrilled to partner with Wonderful to bring this one-of-a-kind book publishing project to life," said Susie Harder, M.A., CCC-SLP, founder and chief executive officer at Authorable.

"Thanks to Wonderful's Central Valley Community Grants, VITA can offer the Avenal ...

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