The Fiske Family Foundation announced a series of gifts totaling $25,029.60 to support public education and recreation for six Wolfeboro-area public and non-profit organizations.
- The $25,029.60 will be distributed to the local organizations with additional donations under consideration. Gifts of $3,500, $2,500, and $2,500 were given to Wolfeboro Nursery School, The Children’s Center, and Cornerstone Christian Academy respectively to support early childhood education and development.
- The NHDOT Sponsor-A-Highway program received $10,779.60 to help maintain two stretches of Highway 28 and 109, from the Wolfeboro/Alton Town Line to the Wolfeboro/Tuftonboro Town Line, for two years.
- The Nicolas J. Pernokas Recreation Parkreceived $3,250, of which $2,500 will be used for a new on-site office.
- And, a donation of $2,500 was provided to the Wolfeboro chapter of End 68 Hours of Hunger to help address food insecurity among school-age children in the community.
The Wolfeboro-area gifts are the most recent in a series of donations given by the Fiske Family Foundation since the global pandemic began in March, bringing the Foundation’s total gifted amount to $85,029.60 this year.
“Courtney and I are honored and grateful for the opportunity to support the organizations that already support education and recreation for all,” says John Fiske, founder, Fiske Family Foundation. “The current public health crisis has strained communities across the country, and we cannot think of a better time to support Wolfeboro children and families.”