The Everett Citizens Foundation awarded grants to 26 agencies on Monday at City Hall. Centro Comunitario Scalabrini, Inc. received a $4,781 grant; and Everett Girls Softball and Action for Boston Community Development, Inc., which each received a $10,000 check, didn’t have any representatives present.
Marsha and Jerry Sokol accepted a $4,781 check on behalf of Art Lab Everett.
Adrien Grande (in center) accepted a $10,000 check on behalf of Youth Power Group.
Amanda Gil and Riley Dunn (in center) accepted a $4,702 check on behalf of The EHS Wave Club.
James and Linda Booker (in center) accepted a $10,000 check on behalf of Sober Shuttle, which covers Everett, Malden and surrounding communities.
Members of Read to a Child accepted a $10,000 check on behalf of the organization. Not present: members of the Everett Youth Commission also received a $10,000 check.
Patti Scalesse (in center) accepted a $10,000 check on behalf of Everett Crimson Tide Pop Warner. Pictured from left to right: Citizens Foundation Board of Directors members Matthew Lattanzi, John Norris, Holly Garcia, Thomas Fiorentino, Raquel Duverge and Aicha Bendagha.
Nepali Class Boston Program Coordinator Samjhana Gurung Shrestha (in center) accepted a $4,545 check.
Lucy Pineda of Latinos Unidos en Massachusetts (LUMA) accepted a $10,000 grant.
Michael Piazza accepted a $4,310 grant on behalf of the Leonard Piazza Memorial Scholarship.
Laurence Arinello and Patricia Ells (in center) accepted a $4,624 grant on behalf of the Everett Historical Commission.
Senior Pastor Larry Russi alongside his wife, Judy, accepted a $4,389 check on behalf of Glendale Christian Lighthouse Church.
Kelsey Landeck and Kristen Baxter, on behalf of For Kids Only Afterschool, accepted a $10,000 check.
Evelyn Gayhart (in center) accepted a $4,389 grant on behalf of Evelyn’s Free Little Library.
Player Nicky Savi, President Brian Savi (at left) and Treasurer Marc Freni (far right) accepted a $10,000 check on behalf of Everett Little League.
Eleanor Gayhart, on behalf of Eliot’s Family Resource Center, accepted a $10,000 check.
Everett High School E Club President Carl Colson (in center) accepted a $10,000 grant on behalf of the E Club.
Joint Committee for Children’s Health Care in Everett Outreach Coordinator/Navigator Samia Bennett (in center) accepted a $10,000 check for her organization.
Jamie Lederer, Shelsea Henry and Valandy Pierre (in center) accepted a $10,000 check on behalf of the Cambridge Health Alliance Foundation.
Tony Almeida (in center) of Budo Karate Dojo accepted a $4,545 check.
Dennis Wilcox and Joseph Ricciardi (in center) accepted a $4,467 grant on behalf of Broadway Boxing Club.