Community Foundation donor, Sally Barker, was honored for Excellence in Innovation in Philanthropy at the Gateway Center for Giving’s Annual Meeting on January 30th. This award recognizes a grantmaking organization that has put significant support toward an unproven initiative or project that has the potential to yield significant community outcomes, OR has engaged in innovative investing strategies.
Sally was honored for creating http://www.FeelingKindaBlue.com, a social networking site where young adults who are struggling with mental health issues can find each other for conversation, post blogs, and locate support. Today the site has more than 2,300 members in 50 states.
Read more about why Sally chose the Community Foundation to help her with this important initiative here.