On May 9, 2014 The Healthy Valley Foundation Board of Directors held their first fundraising dinner to provide funding for Grants and Scholarships to the Hemet San Jacinto Valley.
An overflow crowd of 272 community members and leaders came together at the Country Club at Soboba Springs to celebrate of the health of our community, provide Grants to 5 of our local Non-Profits and to honor two very special health care providers who have been instrumental in providing health care services to our community for many years.
The event netted over $45,000 and presented $25,000 in Grants to local organizations for health related programs and projects in our area. The five groups awarded $5,000 Grants were:
Fingerprints Museum in Hemet for a multilevel Summer Nutrition Training Program for children and their families.
Exceed Program in San Jacinto for programs related to Autism intervention and care.
The EEK Foundation for Program for Autism patients.
3 Peaks District of the Boy Scouts of America for participation in the President Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.
V.I.P. Tots- Serving children with Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Spina Bifida, and many other disorders etc.
A check for $5,000 was presented to the Hemet Fingerprints Museum for their Multi Level “Nutrition Sense” Program for families and Children.
Mt. San Jacinto College Nursing Scholarships
The Foundation honored Patricia Tuller, R.N. and Susan Ballard, R.N., two very special health care providers. Two $5,000 Scholarships were provided to Mt. San Jacinto College Nursing School in honor of Pat and Sue in recognition of their sacrifice, compassion, and leadership as Nurses, Administrators and an elected VHS Board member over many years here in the San Jacinto Valley and the Menifee community. We will be forever indebted to these two extraordinary women for their contributions to our communities.