NOW Receives Grant Funds from Putnam Area Foundation
A $1,100 donation has been made to Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) from the Putnam Area Foundation to fund a new Healthy Family Cooking Clinic Series. NOW Executive Director, Tayler Shea, and alternate Board Member and volunteer grant writer, Lynn Bourque, met with Tom Borner, President of the Putnam Area Foundation to receive grant funds recently awarded to NOW.
NOW Executive Director, Tayler Shea commented, “NOW is very grateful to the Putnam Area Foundation for this grant. We believe in the importance of making healthy, home-cooked meals achievable to all families. Cooking is a foundational life skill. These clinics will allow parents and children the opportunity to learn new culinary skills, tips, and tricks. All of the funds will be used to ensure that families in the region have the knowledge and opportunity to cultivate a nutritious diet and lifestyle at home, thanks to the Putnam Area Foundation.”
Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, is a non-profit human services organization focused on youth wellness. Serving the 10-town area of Northeast Connecticut, NOW provides children with the opportunity to participate in area athletic programs and activities, offering scholarships to the youth of the community with up to 95% of the cost being subsidized by NOW. The mission of the organization is to provide all children, regardless of financial resources, equal opportunities to achieve & maintain youth wellness, beginning at an early age.
For more information on Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, visit: or call 888.940.4669