Travis Burkhart Foundation awarded over $6,800 by ‘100 Women Who Care’

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KNOX COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Knox County’s “100 Women Who Care” nonprofit organization announced Friday that its July gift recipient of money raised during a gift giving meeting is the Travis Burkhart Foundation.

The foundation was awared $6,800 in total, according to a news release. The donation amount will also increase over the next few weeks as the nonprofit receives additional donations from members not present at the meeting. Average total donations given to each group are usually $15,000.

Since its creation in July of 2019, the “100 Women Who Care of Knox County” has given more than $110,000 to the local nonprofit community. The group met in person at 6:30 p.m. Thursday night at St. John’s United Church of Christ for its third quarterly meeting of the year. Members heard presentations from three nonprofits: North Knox Kids First Foundation, The Travis Burkhart Foundation and The Lord’s Warehouse. 

The group gives its over 160 members two ways to attend the meeting: in-person or virtually via Facebook Live. The group provides online voting and nomination forms before the meeting, allowing both groups of members to vote after the presentations. 

The 100 Women will meet again on Thursday, October 21, 2021. 

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