Med-Assist – 2020 Grant Assessment

NC MedAssist is a non-profit pharmacy program that provides access to lifesaving medications, patient support, advocacy, and related services to vulnerable and uninsured North Carolina residents.  Through a $10,000 grant from Lake Toxaway Charities, Med-Assist will provide free medications for our neighbors in need. The 2020 grant from Lake Toxaway Charities will also provide van rental, supplies, marketing maerials, and program staffing.

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 I wanted to thank you for partnering with us again this year. This pandemic has affected everyone, but especially those most vulnerable. Your generous support will allow us to continue serving patients in Transylvania Co., helping to ensure they do not go without their needed medication. As you may know 85% of our patients are on a medication for a chronic illness and 42% are on behavioral health meds. With numbers like these, it is essential for us to keep our doors open and continue serving every eligible patient in Transylvania County. Your funding also covers a mobile pharmacy event, which will help bring nearly $100k in over-the-counter medicines into your community for those who need it most.


Sheila Kidwell – Director of Foundations and communications NC MedAssist

2020 Grant Assessments

Mediation Center – 2020 Grant

The mission of the Mediation Center is to create opportunity from conflict. The Mediation Center provides conflict resolution services to help people move through difficult and stressful times and resolve conflict without violence and abuse. For adults, they provide community and family mediation services to resolve disputes between neighbors, family members, co-workers, and others. Lake Toxaway Charities approved a $5,000 grant request in 2020 to help with these efforts.

Hunger Coalition of Transylvania County – 2020 Grant

The generous grants that we have received from Lake Toxaway Charities have helped underwrite our general budget each year. The additional funds and Covid-related grants that we’ve received during these past few months could thus be used directly for providing foods to the increased numbers of people who have benefited from our distributions.

Mountain School of Strings – 2020 Grant

Mountain School of Strings is a non-profit music organization committed to providing affordable after-school strings classes for all who are interested. Their curriculum challenges students to play music from classical to traditional mountain tunes. Research indicates that music education gives…

Cindy Platt Boys and Girls Club of Transylvania County – 2020 Grant

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club is the largest youth development organization in Transylvania County, serving over 250 school-aged children and teens daily through our after-school and summer programs. Their sustainable vision is to invest in these lives, making…

Special Olympics – 2020 Grant Assessment

Special Olympics provides year-round sports opportunities for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes…

Brevard Lions Club – 2020 Grant

Lake Toxaway Charities graciously helps the Brevard Lions Club with our primary project, which is furnishing eyeglasses and eye exams for Transylvania County residents who cannot afford them.  Brevard Lion’s Club average spending over $10,000 per year to help local children and adults improve their…

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