Following the 2021 golf tournament sponsored by Makoto’s of Boone, Blowing Rock Cares Food Pantry received a donation of $1088.00 to be used to assist with deliveries of both fresh and non perishable foods for the families with food insecurities in Watauga County. Makoto’s has partnered with Blowing Rock Cares in the past to raise funds for the pantry. May thanks to all those who participated in the tournament for this great cause.
Blowing Rock Cares has been awarded a grant of $2080.00 from ST Mary of the Hills Episcopal Church to be used towards providing snacks for the Watauga County Schools system. Each school can request healthy snacks to be donated to the program on an ongoing basis. The snacks will be handed out to students by the schools social workers as well as the teachers as needed.