July 29: Funds cut for food, shelter; Zeist; SECU; and more

Guilford County will receive no funding in 2011 from Emergency Food and Shelter Program, federal program to help meet needs of hungry and homeless people; Davidson County will receive $86,724. The two counties combined received $527,657 in 2010 and $474,204 in 2009.

Zeist Foundation, Durham, made $4 million gift to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University to support construction of new health-sciences research building at Emory.

SECU Foundation made $1 million challenge grant for new North Carolina 4-H Learning and Education Center in Richmond County.

Hospice of Wake County received $25,000 grant from Wake County’s Women’s Giving Network to introduce support program for children of parents with chronic or life-threatening illness.

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