On May 17 2012 Salem Lodge #336, Salem, Or awarded $1000.00 grant to the following organizations:
- Adaptive Riding Institute - The mission of the Adaptive Riding Institute is to improve the lives of special needs children and adults through innovative Equine Assisted Recreational Therapies of the highest quality. Health, Happiness and Healing through Horses promotes wellness, enhances capabilities and fosters independence. Our client-centered programs offer safe and rewarding activities aided by our extraordinary horses, experienced staff and dedicated volunteers.
- Marion and Polk Food Share- Leading the fight to END hunger in Marion and Polk counties...because no one should be hungry.
- Salem-Keizer Education Foundation - Salem-Keizer Education Foundation is a catalyst for enhancing the education of Salem-Keizer public school students by providing resources for creative and innovative programs and materials, education and mobilizing the community and sustaining collaborative partnerships that supports its goals.
- Camp Taloali - A camp in Stayton, Or for the deaf and hard of hearing ages 9-17.
- St Francis Shelter- A help organization dedicated to the family.
In addition to those pictured grants were also given to Royal Family Kids Camp.
These grants were made possible through a trust fund that was setup by an Elk member to assist the local community nonprofit organizations. It is administered through Salem Elks Lodge #336 Salem, Ore.
The requirements for these grants are Certified as a 501(c)3 Charitable Organization, Service to the Local Community, and that provides for the betterment of the local community. Application for these grant can be obtained from Salem Elks Lodge #336 2336 Turner Rd SE Salem, Or 97302 503-364-6839.
Mission Statements for Adaptive Riding Institute, Marion and Polk Food Share, Salem-Keizer Education Foundation and information for Camp Taloali was taken from their websites.