Snowshoe Foundation 2018-2019 Award Recipients

Recognizing the Generosity of Our Community Members

Each of our award recipients has dedicated his or her time, resources, and skills to provide services through the Snowshoe Foundation, and is worthy of distinguished recognition. Our professional awards are presented each year to salute the accomplishments of individuals, groups, businesses, and/or organizations that have exhibited an outstanding effort toward furthering the mission and goals of the Foundation. Some of the awards that we have bestowed on our generous community members include the Snowshoe Foundation Business of the Year Award, The Snowshoe Foundation Volunteer of the Year Award, and The Snowshoe Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award.

Improving Lives With Grants and Scholarships in Central West Virginia

The Snowshoe Foundation provides funding through one-time grants and scholarships to help further our mission to enhance the quality of life for the people of our Central West Virginia mountain home. We strive to provide benefits to advance and improve the lives of local families and society in a variety of ways. From college scholarships to grants for projects designed to improve our communities through literacy, technology, health science, and more, your contributions make a significant difference in the everyday lives of area residents!

Some of the numerous grants and scholarships awarded during 2018-2019 by the Snowshoe Foundation are listed below.

ArtsBanks, IncCoalton Elementary Schools Annual Student Art Installation – $2,000
Beverly Elementary SchoolLaptops for Beverly 4th & 5th Graders – $2,500
Beverly Elementary SchoolBeverly Book Mobile Expansion Project – $3,500
Beverly Heritage CenterCourthouse in the Community – $1,000
Camp Ceasar, 4-H Clubs of Webster CountyBurton Hall Interior Improvements – $8,100
Carnegie HallCarnegie Classrooms – $2,500
Cowen Little LeagueSnowshoe Foundation Park at Moore Family Field – $10,000
Davis & Elkins CollegeProject Life Change – $3,000
Elkins Depot Welcome Center, Inc.Gate to the Allegheny Highlands Trail – $1,300
Elkins High SchoolTeacher Laptops – $3,000
Elkins High SchoolMarching Band – Rainwear Purchase – $3,000
Elkins High SchoolElkins Track Team – Hurdle Project Phase II – $1,500
Elkins Middle SchoolPromethean ActivPanel – $1,995.8
Elkins Parks & Recreation CommissionRiverbend Sand Volleyball Court Expansion & Improvement – $750
Flash Basketball ClubSafe Gym Floor – $10,000
Green Bank Elementary/Middle SchoolTechnology for Yearbook / Student Reporting Class – $500
Hillsboro Elementary SchoolPromethean ActivPanel – $2,001.99
John Ballantyne Memorial Junior Golf AssociationJohn Ballantyne Memorial Junior Golf Association – $1,000
Linwood Alive – Linwood Pavilion Enhancements & Upgrades; Playground Improvements; Freezer Repair; Outdoor Security Cameras – $4,500
Linwood Community DaycareSTEAM & Organization – $2,500
Marlinton Elementary SchoolFifth Grade Trip – $500
Marlinton Middle SchoolCooler/Storage for educational/recreational/sporting trips – $450
Marlinton Middle SchoolCopperhead COPS – $500
Midland Elementary SchoolTechnology Upgrades – $2,100
MORVC Foster Grandparent ProgramMOVRC Foster Grandparent Program – $1,000
Mountain Arts District Art in the Park – $1,700
Mountain Hospice, IncPalliative Care Service Expansion – $3,250
Mountain State Forest FestivalKids Day at the Festival – $5,000
North Elementary SchoolThe World’s View – $5,375
Old Brick PlayhouseProject Compass Amplified – $3,000
Pioneer Trails MinistryChoice Pantry Phase 1 – $776
Poca TrailsTrailer & Tent for Pocahontas Trails – $5,200
Pocahontas Center AuxiliaryNursing Home Christmas Funding – $1,500
Pocahontas County 4-H Livestock ClubLivestock 4-H Handling Equipment – $1,300
Pocahontas County 4-H Livestock ClubPennsylvania Farm Show Educational Trip – $500
Pocahontas County Family Resource NetworkCribs for Kids/Community Wide Baby Shower – $2,550
Pocahontas County High SchoolLow Light Classroom & Tech Savvy – $300
Pocahontas County High SchoolRobtics Program Start-Up – $3,000
Pocahontas County High SchoolBaseball – Field Maintenance/Improvements/Restrooms – $2,100
Pocahontas County High SchoolAstronomy Engineering Challenge (Sciecne Dept) – $2,000
Pocahontas County High SchoolScience Department Technology Quest – $2,000
Pocahontas Memorial HospitalDiabetes Education Initiatives – $2,000
Pocahontas Opera House FoundationHampstead Stage Company – $1,500
Randolph County Community Arts Council, Inc.Walker Art Hanging System Purchase – $839.3
Randolph County Humane SocietySpay/Neuter Assistance Community Outreach – $1,250
Read Aloud West Virginia, Inc.Randolph County Backpack Program – $2,000
Russell Memorial Public LibraryBookFlix – $1,830
Tygart Valley Little LeagueIndoor Batting Cage Project – $1,750
Tygarts Valley Middle/High SchoolMobile Lab Addition – $10,000
Tygarts Valley Middle/High SchoolTygarts Valley Agricultural Production & Fabrication – $1,100
Tygarts Valley Middle/High SchoolSchool Yearbook Materials & Production – $500
Valley Head Community CenterCommunity Center Upgrades and Repairs – $2,500
Valley Head Public LibraryLil Tykes – $1,746
Webster Addison Public Library – Summer Reading – $1,500
Webster County 4-H Leaders Association – 4-H Shooting Sports – Muzzeloading – $3,000
Webster County Economic Development AuthorityCounty Entrance Signs and Scenic Overlook Redevelopment – $3,000
Webster County Family Resource NetworkBack to School Splash – $2,500
Webster County Health DepartmentWalking Webster County 2019 – $1,702.5
Webster County Memorial HospitalProject IV Pumps – $4,300
Webster County Mountaineers Little League FootballHelmet Reconditioning and Cheer Warmups – $1,200
Webster Springs Boy Scout Troop 218Boys Scout Summer Camp Project – $500
Webster Springs Cub Scout Pack 218Cub Scout Summer Camp Project – $500
Wonder & Grow: Mindful Nature Experience, IncMindful Nature Program for Children & Families – $1,240
WV Carings Hospice Care WVCaring PT Support Projects – $1,000
WV Wood Technology CenterWood Tech Center Upgrades – $2,500
Yew Mountain CenterA Closer Look at our World – Field Microscopes for Youth Outdoor Education – $1,802.28

Interested in Supporting the Growth of Our Local Community?

If you are interested in supporting the efforts of the Snowshoe Foundation, please consider volunteering your time or participating in a fundraiser. Direct donations to assist with the growth of our local communities are also welcome and appreciated.

Winter Benefit
Gala Dinner

February 21, 2020

Winter Benefit Gala Dinner

Annual Snowshoe Foundation
Golf Tournament

October 2, 2020

Annual Snowshoe Foundation Golf Tournament

Treasure on the
Mountain Raffle

August 8, 2020

Treasure on the Mountain Raffle

Dave Dekema
Holiday Toy Drive

Annual Event

Holiday Toy Fundraiser