Soroptimists award grants to nonprofits |

Soroptimists award grants to nonprofits

from left to right, Karen Kurtzman and Cindy Archer, CoChairs of the Allocations Committee, Alissa Nourse, Executive Director of Tahoe Youth and Family Services, Diane Roeser-Kinney, Soroptimist President, Karen Houser, Executive Director of Boys and Girls Club of Lake Tahoe, Leanne Wagoner, Executive Director of Live Violence Free, and Diane Imbach, President of the Board of Directors of Tahoe Youth and Family Services.

Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe awarded $10,000 grants to two local nonprofit organizations.

Tahoe Youth and Family Services received the grant for its Tahoe Collaborative Mentoring Project with the Boys and Girls Club. The project will offer site-based, academic-focused mentoring services in a variety of areas to all Lake Tahoe youth.

Live Violence Free received a grant for its Girls Empowerment Retreat, a two-day, all-inclusive program designed to provide confidence and skills to girls in transition from sixth grade to middle school and girls in transition from middle school to high school.

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