Greater Toledo Community Foundation Announces Awards Totaling $30,795 From the Toledo Mud Hens Baseball Club’s Helping Hens Fund

TOLEDO, OHIO, August 6, 2019 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation (GTCF) recently approved $30,795 in grants from the Toledo Mud Hens Baseball Club’s Helping Hens Fund to nine area nonprofit organizations.

Grants from the Toledo Mud Hens Baseball Club’s Helping Hens Fund are made to nonprofit organizations providing sports and recreation services to youth enrolled in kindergarten through twelfth grade.

Grants were made to:

  • Anthony Wayne Crew Foundation received $5,000 to purchase equipment for the school’s crew team.
  • BridgePoint Church received $10,000 to rehabilitate and upgrade a baseball field.
  • Co.Mission Toledo received $2,500 to support a summer recreation program in partnership with East Toledo Family Center.
  • Girl Scouts of Western Ohio received $2,500 to support the GO! Girls Healthy Living Initiative.
  • Lefty Grove Baseball League received $2,000 to purchase supplies for a baseball league.
  • Monroe Street Neighborhood Center received $1,500 to support transportation costs for a summer camp.
  • Programs to Educate all Cyclists (PEAC) received $4,000 to support a summer cycling program that serves youth with disabilities.
  • Serenity Farm Equestrian Center received $1,295 to support a fitness program utilizing horses.
  • Toledo-Lucas County Police Athletic League (PAL) received $2,000 to support the youth baseball league.

Greater Toledo Community Foundation, Inc. is a public charitable organization created by citizens of our community to enrich the quality of life for individuals and families in our area. In existence since 1973, the Foundation has more than 860 funds with assets of approximately $300 million. The Foundation provides philanthropic services for individuals, families, businesses and corporations to meet their charitable giving needs. For more information about Greater Toledo Community Foundation, visit or follow us on Facebook.