Thanks Mom & Dad Fund® Announces New Grants

More than 60 programs and services benefitting seniors awarded funds(Atlanta, February 14, 2018) — The Thanks Mom & Dad Fund announced its latest round of grants today to fill service gaps and provide emergency services for vulnerable older Georgians. At a reception for donors, grantees and trustees at the offices of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, the 2018 grants were awarded to 61 nonprofit organizations serving seniors across the state.  Among services provided are home-delivered meals, music therapy, outdoor exercise programs, and transportation.Thanks Mom & Dad Fund® issued grants to Alchemy Sky Foundation (Atlanta), Atlanta Community Food Bank (Atlanta), Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (Georgia), I-Care (Decatur), and Georgia Radio Reading Services (Georgia).  The additional 56 grants were made in partnership with the Georgia Department of Human Services to promote program innovation and improvements at local senior centers throughout Georgia. (see list below)“The Thanks Mom & Dad Fund® is pleased to make grants addressing significant unmet needs which make a tremendous difference in the lives of older adults and caregivers,” said Maureen Kelly, President of the Fund®.  “We remain committed to identifying and filling service gaps across the state.”More than 100 people attended the awards presentation and reception for this year’s recipients.  Prior to the reception, over 75 people attended a workshop including best practices for writing grant applications with presentations from the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta and the Thanks Mom & Dad Fund®.About the Thanks Mom & Dad Fund

The Thanks Mom & Dad Fund® is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to honor parents, grandparents and mentors by supporting programs and services for older adults.

Through ongoing fundraising and grant-making, the fund seeks to engage the public in support for such programs through greater awareness and promotion of the vital services provided by agencies serving older adults.  If you are interested in supporting the organization, please contact 404-410-6311 or visit

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