Human Services

As the Community Foundation of Hancock County, we host many funds that cover a wide range of causes and needs within our community. 

Addictions and Substance Abuse Education and Treatment Fund

This fund, established in memory of Mildred Hawkins Wilfong, benefits agencies that provide direct services for education and treatment to people who have suffered or are suffering from addictions to alcohol or controlled substances.

Agape East Operating Endowment Fund

This fund was established to allow Agape to further its mission to improving the quality of lives of people with special needs at their Greenfield, Indiana location. Through the rider and horse relationship they offer opportunities for people to nurture independence, confidence and trust in a safe and stimulating environment.

Aneta Stewart Charitable Endowment Fund

Aneta passion is apparent through the establishment of this legacy fund which benefits multiple organizations that serve those with special abilities.

Christina Kellermeier Memorial Fund

Established in memory of young Christina, this fund provides perpetual funding to J. B. Stephens Elementary School in support of Christina’s Closet, a room dedicated to the display and storage of clothing and accessories for students in need.

FUSE (Families United for Support and Encouragement) Fund

Established by FUSE’s Board of Directors and matched by CFHC during the Pathlight Initiative, this fund provides operating support allowing the organization to carry out its mission to provide information, resources, and support to Indiana families raising children with special needs.

Greenfield Lions Club Fund

The Greenfield Lions Club created this fund for future programs and activities that support their mission to empower volunteers to serve their community, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace, and promote international understanding.

Hancock County COAD Community Project Fund

This non-permanent fund provides support to further the mission of Hancock County COAD to organize and deploy community resources, in an effective and timely manner, in response to the needs of community disaster survivors.

Hancock County Food Pantry Fund

The Hancock County Food Pantry Fund was established to provide operating support to further the Food Pantry’s mission to secure food and distribute it to the needy in order to alleviate and eliminate hunger in Hancock County.

Hancock County Friends of the Family Fund

The Hancock County branch of Families First grants will provide funds for operations, and capital improvements for the Hancock County office.

Hancock County Senior Services Handyman Fund

This fund provides operating support for mowing, snow removal, yard maintenance and minor home repair for the elderly.

Hancock County Senior Services, Inc. Fund

This fund provides operating support to HCSSI in order that they may serve seniors, individuals with disabilities, and their families through the provision of non-medical support services including public transportation, to allow individuals to maintain the greatest possible independence.

Hancock Hope House Fund

This Fund provides support for the organization’s operating needs, and capital improvements. All funding furthers the mission of the organization to provide shelter to homeless families and individuals who are residents of Hancock, Rush, and Shelby counties.

Humanitarian Fund

A member of the Spirit of Community fund family, grants support physical and mental health, rehabilitative services, and crisis intervention. It also promotes housing and shelter services, services supporting the elderly, youth, families, and people with disabilities, economically disadvantaged, minorities, and other special groups in Hancock County.

Irene Walrod Curry Endowment for the Women’s Fund of Hancock County

This unique fund equally divides each gift to meet immediate grantmaking needs and grows the Women’s Endowment Fund. This fund provides support so that it may carry out its mission to inspire women and girls to unite through charitable giving to address needs and issues affecting women and families in our community.

Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen Operating Fund

The Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen Operating Fund was established to provide operating support to further the soup kitchen’s mission to serve the Sheep of Jesus Christ regardless of their race, religion, gender, orientation, medical diagnosis, mental capacity or criminal history by providing their immediate need for nutritious meals.

Meals on Wheels of Hancock County Operating Endowment Fund

This endowment fund provides operating support that allows Meals on Wheels to carry out their mission of helping the citizens of Hancock County maintain an independent lifestyle through the delivery of nutritious meals in accordance with prescribed dietary needs and provide a point of personal contact with the community.

Psi Iota Xi – Upsilon Chapter Operating Endowment Fund

Founded by the dedicated members of Psi Iota Xi in honor of the organization’s 100th anniversary, this permanent fund plays a pivotal role in the long-term strategy of the Upsilon Chapter.

Prevent Child Abuse Hancock County Fund

The Prevent Child Abuse Fund provides funding for support, prevention, and education programs for issues surrounding child abuse, domestic violence, and/or family nurturing.

Roger D. and Beverly J. Reason Charitable Fund

Roger and Beverly established this fund in expression of their strong faith in the second commandment and in Mark 12:29-3, therefore; its purpose is to provide support for Hancock County organizations that address food insecurity through the provision of related resources to those in need of nourishment.

Shares, Inc. Hancock County Operating Endowment Fund

This endowment will provide Shares, Inc the resources needed to address capital improvements, operating, and programming execution at their Greenfield location.

Talitha Koum Women’s Recovery Operating Fund

Friends of Recovery established this fund to support the operations and programs of Talitha Koum Women’s Recovery, a place serving women eighteen and older who desire to live free from addiction.

The Arc of Hancock County, Inc. Fund

This operating Fund provides perpetual operating income to the organization to further its mission to promote and protect the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively support their full inclusion and participation in the community through their lifetimes.

Women’s Resource Center Operating Endowment

This fund provides annual operating income for the Women’s Resource Center, allowing them to continue to offer services to women in Hancock County who are facing issues related to domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of abuse.

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