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.

American Lung Association (Greenbrier River Trail Bike Trek)
ART26201 (Art26201 Young Flimmakers Camp)
Beverly Elementary School (iPads for Kindergarten)
Birch River Elementary (Birch River Elementary/Community Garden Project)
Brothers of the Wheel MC Central WV Chapter (Christmas Charity for Needy Kids / Community Disaster Relief)
Camden Family Health (Marathon Scholar Program)
Child and Youth Advocacy Center, Inc. (CYAC Pocahontas Satellite Office)
Community in Schools of Greenbrier County (Student Support Services)
George Ward Elementary School (Operation Skyfall)
Glade District Improvement Council (The Lost Art of Square Dancing – All Ages – All Fun)
Glade Elementary School (Healthy Play)
Green Bank Elementary Pre-School (Pre-School Playground)
High Rocks Educational Corporation (High Rocks Academy)
Marlinton Elementary School (Furniture Needs at Marlinton Elementary School)
Marlinton Elementary School (Sunshine Committee)
Marlinton Elementary School (Expand your Senses)
Marlinton Elementary School (Rugs for Classrooms)
Marlinton Middle School (Bottoms on Chairs, not on Floors; Arms on Unwobbly Tables)
Northern Pocahontas Community Wellness (Services Improvement for the Seniors and Physically Challeneged)
Pocahontas County Artisan Co-Op (Pocahontas County Bi-Centennial Celebration)
Randolph County Domestic Training & Referral Program, Inc (Domestic Chore Program)
Town of Marlinton (Discovery Junction Community Park)
Valley Head Volunteer Fire Department (HVAC Project)
Webster County High School (WCHS Careers in Education Technology Professional Development Initiative)
Webster County High School (WCHS Theatre Renovation)
WV Land Trust (Save the View: Bickle Knob Campaign)
WVU Foundation, Inc. (Children’s Vision Rehabilitation Program)
Pocahontas County High School (Low Light Classroom & Tech Savvy) $300
Marlinton Middle School (Cooler/Storage for educational/recreational/sporting trips) $450
Green Bank Elementary/Middle School (Technology for Yearbook / Student Reporting Class) $500
Marlinton Elementary School (Fifth Grade Trip) $500
Marlinton Middle School (Copperhead COPS) $500
Pocahontas County 4-H Livestock Club (Pennsylvania Farm Show Educational Trip) $500
Tygarts Valley Middle/High School (School Yearbook Materials & Production) $500
Webster Springs Boy Scout Troop 218 (Boys Scout Summer Camp Project) $500
Webster Springs Cub Scout Pack 218 (Cub Scout Summer Camp Project) $500
Elkins Parks & Recreation Commission (Riverbend Sand Volleyball Court Expansion & Improvement) $750
Pioneer Trails Ministry (Choice Pantry Phase 1) $776
Randolph County Community Arts Council, Inc. (Walker Art Hanging System Purchase) $839.3
Beverly Heritage Center (Courthouse in the Community) $1,000
John Ballantyne Memorial Junior Golf Association (John Ballantyne Memorial Junior Golf Association) $1,000
MORVC Foster Grandparent Program (MOVRC Foster Grandparent Program) $1,000
WV Carings Hospice Care (WV Caring PT Support Projects) $1,000
Tygarts Valley Middle/High School (Tygarts Valley Agricultural Production & Fabrication) $1,100
Webster County Mountaineers Little League Football (Helmet Reconditioning and Cheer Warmups) $1,200
Wonder & Grow: Midnful Nature Experience, Inc (Mindful Nature Program for Children & Families) $1,240
Randolph County Humane Society (Spay/Neuter Assistance Community Outreach) $1,250
Elkins Depot Welcome Center, Inc. (Gate to the Allegheny Highlands Trail) $1,300
Pocahontas County 4-H Livestock Club (Livestock 4-H Handling Equipment) $1,300
Elkins High School (Elkins Track Team – Hurdle Project Phase II) $1,500
Pocahontas Center Auxiliary (Nursing Home Christmas Funding) $1,500
Pocahontas Opera House Foundation (Hampstead Stage Company) $1,500
Webster Addison Public Library (Summer Reading) $1,500
Mountain Arts District (Art in the Park) $1,700
Webster County Health Department (Walking Webster County 2019) $1,702.5
Valley Head Public Library (Lil Tykes) $1,746
Tygart Valley Little League (Indoor Batting Cage Project) $1,750
Yew Mountain Center (A Closer Look at our World – Field Microscopes for Youth Outdoor Education) $1,802.28
Russell Memorial Public Library (BookFlix) $1,830
Elkins Middle School (Promethean ActivPanel) $1,995.8
ArtsBanks, Inc (Coalton Elementary Schools Annual Student Art Installation) $2,000
Pocahontas County High School (Astronomy Engineering Challenge (Sciecne Dept)) $2,000
Pocahontas County High School (Science Department Technology Quest) $2,000
Pocahontas Memorial Hospital (Diabetes Education Initiatives) $2,000
Read Aloud West Virginia, Inc. (Randolph County Backpack Program) $2,000
Hillsboro Elementary School (Promethean ActivPanel) $2,001.99
Midland Elementary School (Technology Upgrades) $2,100
Pocahontas County High School (Baseball – Field Maintenance/Improvements/Restrooms) $2,100
Beverly Elementary School (Laptops for Beverly 4th & 5th Graders) $2,500
Carnegie Hall (Carnegie Classrooms) $2,500
Linwood Community Daycare (STEAM & Organization) $2,500
Valley Head Community Center (Community Center Upgrades and Repairs) $2,500
Webster County Family Resource Network (Back to School Splash) $2,500
WV Wood Technology Center (Wood Tech Center Upgrades) $2,500
Pocahontas County Family Resource Network (Cribs for Kids/Community Wide Baby Shower) $2,550
Davis & Elkins College (Project Life Change) $3,000
Elkins High School (Teacher Laptops) $3,000
Elkins High School (Marching Band – Rainwear Purchase) $3,000
Old Brick Playhouse (Project Compass Amplified) $3,000
Pocahontas County High School (Robtics Program Start-Up) $3,000
Webster County 4-H Leaders Association (4-H Shooting Sports – Muzzeloading) $3,000
Webster County Economic Development Authority (County Entrance Signs and Scenic Overlook Redevelopment) $3,000
Mountain Hospice, Inc (Palliative Care Service Expansion) $3,250
Beverly Elementary School (Beverly Book Mobile Expansion Project) $3,500
Webster County Memorial Hospital (Project IV Pumps) $4,300
Linwood Alive (Linwood Pavilion Enhancements & Upgrades; Playground Improvements; Freezer Repair; Outdoor Security Cameras) $4,500
Mountain State Forest Festival (Kids Day at the Festival) $5,000
Poca Trails (Trailer & Tent for Pocahontas Trails) $5,200
North Elementary School (The World’s View) $5,375
Camp Ceasar, 4-H Clubs of Webster County (Burton Hall Interior Improvements) $8,100
Cowen Little League (Snowshoe Foundation Park at Moore Family Field) $10,000
Flash Basketball Club (Safe Gym Floor) $10,000
Tygarts Valley Middle/High School (Mobile Lab Addition) $10,000

Davis & Elkins College – Higher Education Scholarship $14,000
Higher Education Scholarships $36,000
Treasure on the Mountain Commissions $17,780
Treasure on the Mountain Food Vendors $45,787.5
Smoke Detector Program for Kindergarten Students $15,000
Town of Marlinton-Discovery Junction (in Partnership with Dominion Energy) $25,000
Mountain State Forest Festival (in Partnership with Atlantic Coast Pipeline) $5,000
Back Pack Program, in partnership with Rockford Corporation $4,731
Holiday Toy Drive $7,200
Elkins Rotary – Elkins Town Square Amphitheater $20,000
Pocahontas Cty CVB Scholarship Partnership $1,000

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 22, 2019

Winter Benefit Gala Dinner

Annual Snowshoe Foundation
Golf Tournament

June 14, 2019

Annual Snowshoe Foundation Golf Tournament

Treasure on the
Mountain Raffle

August 3, 2019

Treasure on the Mountain Raffle

Lighting Our Hearts
Christmas Tree Fundraiser

December, 2019

Lighting Our Hearts Christmas Tree Fundraiser

Dave Dekema
Holiday Toy Drive

Annual Event

Holiday Toy Fundraiser