Arts For Life - $5,000 Arts For Life supports pediatric patients through the arts, locally at Brenner Children's Hospital. Top-notch art, music, and creative writing experiences nurture young patients' minds and spirits while encouraging positive healthcare experiences. Arts For Life staff and volunteers bring the healing power of art into the hospital setting, providing a unique opportunity for creativity and community for kids and their families undergoing stressful medical treatments. Bookmarks - $7,500 Book Build will infuse 25,000 new books (315/school) into all 80 Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School libraries in a 3-year initiative ending Dec. 2020. The $7500 grant funding will help support costs related to Lewisville Elementarys participation including 315+ books for their library this spring, an author visit, staff time, supplies, as well as funding for media assistant support to process the new books so when they arrive, they will be ready for check out. The Clemmons Survivorship Wellness Series will provide multiple wellness options for cancer survivors living Clemmons & Lewisville within their community. It begins with a Wellness Class Kickoff incorporating healthy living and eating topics and providing an "Eating Well Through Cancer" Cookbook. Through local partnerships, Cancer Services will provide a 4-Week Yoga Series and a 4-Week Nature Walk series in local parks with a local master gardener. The Patient Advocacy Program will provide seniors facing cancer in the Clemmons and Lewisville communities with intensive staff involvement to secure in-kind medication assistance programs and also provide direct financial assistance for emergency unmet cancer treatment needs. Working closely with these patients will both reduce barriers to accessing critical treatment support, but also allow us to work with them to address other issues related to navigating their cancer care. West Forsyth High School (WFHS) Fire Academy, the program will start producing credentialed FF'S during their 4 year journey at WFHS. Upon graduation, students will have been given the opportunity to become a career firefighter and/or a volunteer firefighter in their community. Forsyth Futures, on behalf of Age-Friendly Forsyth, is seeking funding to support community engagement activities within the Clemmons and Lewisville/Pfafftown areas of Forsyth County, providing qualitative data to enhance quantitative data regarding the needs of seniors in our communities. The Hispanic League has the Middle School Achievers Program that focuses on 10 different local middle schools, including 67 students from Clemmons Middle School, with programming for the English as Second Language students at each school. They cover the importance of learning English, education, staying in school, class participation, personal development, self reflection, setting goals, putting forth your best effort, and executing group activities lead by STEAM driven ideas. To provide medical preparations of adoptable animals including spay/neuter, heartworm prevention and/or treatment, microchip and ensuring all shots up to date. The grant will help K-12 students who have unique low vision needs from Clemmons-Lewisville area. The primary goal of the Focus on Literacy (FoL) program is to provide students with indispensable vision accommodations and help enhance their core literacy skills by providing greater access to independent learning outside of the classroom so they can be ready for college and career success. Reducing Financial Barriers to Medical Treatment for Local Breast Cancer Patients, by funding life-saving medical treatment for uninsured and under-insured low-income breast cancer patients in Clemmons/Lewisville area, thus giving them a chance to live healthy, enriched lives. Senior Services, Inc. will expand its presence and community outreach through the efforts of an Aging Resource Specialist focused on increasing the awareness of and access to supportive resources and services for aging adults and their caregivers in the Clemmons and Lewisville areas. Senior Services’ Meals-on-Wheels program will provide home delivered meals for 8 months to two aging adults age 60+ who are homebound, unable to obtain or prepare their own meal and residing in the Clemmons and Lewisville areas. By improving nutritional intake and reducing social isolation the Meals-on-Wheels program supports aging adults in their desire to maintain their independence. Minor Home Repair and Transportation Access are provided at no cost except for materials. Included are minor plumbing, electrical, grab bars, hand rails, etc. Clients are asked to pay the cost of materials if they can; however, the cost is subsidized if they cannot. YMCA Group Respite to help a caregiver who needs a short break to recharge from caring for an aging spouse or family member. The Jerry Long Family YMCA is starting a Group Respite program to provide this needed community service to members of the greater Clemmons community who are caring for a family member. The program will provide mentors onsite at Ward and Morgan Elementary Schools for up to 18 students already identified by the school as needing the program. Funding is used to train the volunteer mentors, monitor progress of mentors and students, and provide other mentor-student support as needed. The grant will support the Interfaith Alliance's part-time Congregational Engagement Facilitator. The purpose of this role is to facilitate the connection and coordination between the faith community in Lewisville-Clemmons and public schools to address student needs.