S.U.R.F. Board Awarded $7,849 in Grants
Davie County Early College National Honor Society – $700 – to continue the Bundles of Love project in memory of Adrianna Barber. They will buy comforting items and assemble bags for children entering the Dragonfly House Program
Davie County High School Band – $4,474 – for instrument replacement & repair. Davie High Band program does not receive funding from the school, they rely on donations, fundraisers, or grants to purchase items
Davie County Exceptional Children Department – $2,100 – Autism Awareness & enrichment for students. The first part of the project is geared towards helping kids in EC classes. They will assemble “sensory kits” which would include fidget toys, wobble seats, headphones, and stretchy bands to give to all the EC classrooms in the county. The second part of the project focuses on raising awareness about autism for the elementary age students. It can be hard for younger kids to understand autism so they will supply the six elementary schools with a variety of books that can explain autism in a way that children can better understand.
NC Fusion – $575 – TOPSoccer Futures Program – TOPSoccer is a community program that provides activities for physically and mentally challenged kids. On Sundays, kids participate in a “glorified field day.” There are individual activities such as shooting a soccer ball, blowing bubbles, snowball fights, as well as group games. The grant will provide supplies for the games.
2023 S.U.R.F. Board Youth-Led Grant Application will be available February 15th (Deadline March 25th)