Burlington County Bar Foundation High School Grant Program

Volunteer Center of Burlington County is pleased to announce the Burlington County Bar Foundation (BCBF) has set aside annually $2,000 for the High School Grant Program

BCBF, in partnership with the Volunteer Center, awards grants to high school groups charitable endeavors in Burlington County.

In 2010, BCBF, the charitable arm of the Bar Association, established the Grant Program for high school groups in order to help fund the students’ charitable endeavors.

2017 Grant Award Application

 

Grant Recipients:

2016-2017 

1st Place – Holy Cross Academy – Key Club “Sweet Cases” for Foster Children $1,000
2nd Place – Doane Academy – The Kindness Project - $500
3rd Place – Willingboro High School – Read Together with Dr. Seuss! - $300
4th Place – Rancocas Valley Regional High School – Students with Diabetes - $200

2015 - 2016

1st Place - Rancocas Valley Regional High School -  Angel Tree and Feed 5000 Initiatives

2nd Place -  Rancocas Valley Regional High School -  Work with Extended Hand Ministry Shelter

3rd Place - Rancocas Valley Regional High  “Devil Dash” for  Military and Veterans

4th Place - Delran High School for Operation Green

2014 - 2015

1st Place Willingboro High School – Care Bags for Providence House

2nd Place – Burlington Twp. High School – Capes for Kids for Providence House

3rd Place – Lenape High School – Each Bring One Book Drive

4th Place – Lenape High School – Operation Santa Claus

2013 -2014

1st Place – Lenape High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes - $1000

2nd Place – Shawnee High School Kids for Wish Kids - $500

3rd Place – Lenape High School Community Service Club Cozies for Chemo - $300

4th Place – Shawnee High School Student Council “Be A Hero” Wristlet Sale - $200

2012 - 2013

1st Place $1,000 – Lenape High School Community Service Club for Cozies 4 Chemo which makes blankets for teen and youth cancer patients

2nd Place $500 – Shawnee High School Give Kids the World Village to travel to Kissimmee, FL to help children with their life-threatening illnesses and their families have magical vacations

3rd Place $300 – Shawnee High School Make a Wish who are adopting a wish from the Make a Wish Foundation and plan to use the money to make this wish for a youngster come true

4th Place $200 – Seneca High School DECA for a dodgeball tournament which raises money for local children who need medical surgeries, home remodels for wheelchair accessibility and more

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2011 - 2012

1st Place – Lenape High School - Operation Santa

2nd Place – BurlingtonTwp.  High School - Project Linus

3rd Place – Lenape High School - Community Service Club

 

2010 - 2011

 

First Place ($500 grant) was awarded to Willingboro High School, “Making Visions Possible School Based Youth Services Program.” This group will be participating in a community service project this summer in Washington, D.C. through the Center for Student Missions.

Second Place ($300) was awarded to Delran High School, “Operation Cookie.” This organization sends boxes of cookies and other comforts to our servicemen and women overseas during the holidays. Last year the group sent over 65 boxes of aid.

Third Place ($200) was awarded to Cinnaminson High School, “Interact.” Interact is a high school-based Rotary program. This year, Cinnaminson’s Interact project aims to help provide clean water in third world countries via the Hydraid Program, which provides a simple water filter system to help combat disease. Each filter is designed to provide safe water to a family for ten years.