Blue Water Spa, Raleigh, donated $107,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County.
Carolina Hurricanes’ Kids ‘N Community Foundation, Raleigh, awarded $35,000, its largest grant ever, to Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem to feed over 800 families who stay there annually while their children receive medical care at local hospitals.
Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County, Winston-Salem, received two match grants totaling $20,000 from State Farm, and grant of $59,772 from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans in Minneapolis, or 55 percent of cost of building Habitat home for local family.
Biogen Idec Foundation, Research Triangle Park, and Triangle Community Foundation, Durham, awarded 17 grants totaling nearly $30,000 to Triangle-area schools and nonprofits for science education.
Jacob’s Ladder Job Center, Charlotte, raised $17,000 at 13th anniversary celebration.
John William Pope Foundation, Raleigh, awarding $1.24 million in grants to humanitarian, arts and education nonprofits, and to universities in Raleigh area; Foundation also raised $300,000 at its 25th anniversary dinner for StepUP Ministry, Raleigh.
Harris Teeter, Greensboro district, giving $8,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina, Winston-Salem.
Junior League of Charlotte received $3,000 from Speedway Children’s Charities.