Cancer Support for Blackford County
This fund was established to provide HOPE (Handing Out Positive Encouragement) to those Blackford County residents who have been diagnosed with cancer. The goal is encourage patients through giving emotional, spiritual, and financial support.
Dorothy Gadbury Fund
This fund was created in memory of Dorothy Gadbury, an elementary teacher who taught in Roll, Carney School, and Ervin School. She was also one of the first teachers at Licking Elementary. She and her husband Dwight owned a dairy farm west of Hartford City. The fund will pay for testing to determine the presence of diabetes and/or glaucoma and also provide financial assistance to needy persons or families who suffer from the effects of long-term health problems.
Montpelier-Harrison Township Cancer Fund
This fund was established by Florence Bernice Johnson to support and enhance charitable work related to cancer prevention and treatment for residents in Montpelier and Harrison Township. Mrs. Johnson was a long-time resident of Montpelier and a telephone operator there for many years.
Paul L. Roderick Memorial Fund for Benefit of Blackford County YMCA
This fund was established in memory of Paul L. Roderick to provide financial assistance to the YMCA with its mission of building healthy spirits, minds, and bodies for Blackford County’s youth. Mr. Roderick engaged in an active lifestyle himself by lifting weights, riding a bike, and walking.
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana Endowment Fund
This fund was established to help provide hunger relief to Blackford County residents who are in need. These endowed funds will insure that a local program aimed at reducing hunger can continue.
Young Men’s Christian Association of Muncie, Indiana, Fund
This is an endowed fund that provides financial support for capital improvements for the Blackford County YMCA.