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A local group of school-age philanthropists known as YAPPERS recently awarded more than $8,000 in grants to youth-serving agencies in Dubuque County to help strengthen and grow their programs. The group of young grant makers is organized by the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque and engages in team building and leadership activities, discusses issues facing local children, plans events and service projects, and makes funding decisions to support youth-serving organizations.

The YAPPERS awarded 2020 grants to the following nonprofits: 

Dubuque Food Pantry – $1,750

Lunches to go

Catholic Charities – $1,000

Youth mental health first aid

Riverview Center – $1,000

Prevention and awareness space

Live Like Jack – $528.58

Healing hearts desks, chairs and materials

Dubuque Restorative Strategies Program – $1,000

Program operations

Dubuque Visiting Nurses Association – $1,000

Prevention of child abuse parent education program

Almost Home – $1,000

Briefs & beliefs

Red Basket Project – $1,000

Period products for school age girls

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