Greene County Foundation announces Bloomington Board of Realtors recipients

The Bloomington Board of Realtors of Greene County donated to local organizations, with representatives of each organization including (front from left) Shaye Place; Pregnancy Choices, Billie Kay; Salvation Army, Mary Lou Quiel; Greene County Health. (back from left) Suzanne Jackson; Greene County Foundation, Alan Pemberton; Board of Realtors, Kay Allen; Board of Realtors, Mark Bush; Board of Realtors, Katie Stout; Greene County Foundation, Sherri Knieriem, Greene County Foundation.

The Salvation Army, Greene County Health, and Pregnancy Choices have been awarded grants from the Board of Realtors/Greene County Fund.

The fund, established by the Bloomington Board of Realtors, of which Greene County Realtors are members, provides support for organizations engaged in community-improvement activities or projects within Greene County.

The Salvation Army has been awarded $400 for emergency housing assistance, Greene County Health was awarded $802 for bariatric wheelchairs, and Pregnancy Choices has been awarded $400 for their infant car seat safety program.

The Greene County Foundation congratulates all three organizations and is excited to support their good work in the community.

The Greene County Foundation exists to be a vehicle for charitably-minded individuals to leave a lasting legacy to the community they love. Through the establishment of endowments, donors can forever support financially the causes important to them. The Greene County Foundation holds over $8 million in assets and has had a charitable impact in every school, library, and community in Greene County. The Foundation annually awards over $300,000 in grants through fund payouts, competitive grants, and student scholarships. Begun in 1997, the Greene County Foundation is one of 92 Community Foundations in Indiana, with one in each county. The Foundations are private charitable organizations created to serve the public good. They receive their funding through contributions from generous donors. For more information, visit or call (812) 659-3142.