Mental Health challenges have become more prevalent in recent years, exacerbated by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, inflation, substance use, and technology. Starting in 2023, we created a new “Mental Health” pillar, separate from the “Health” pillar, as it needs more focus and attention than ever before.
100WomenStrong recommends grants to applicants, allowing them to better accomplish, or increase their capacity to fulfill their mission. Each of these grants increases the quality of life for the residents of Loudoun County.
Here is how 100WomenStrong has made an impact:
Support for providing security and increasing data collection for people with disabilities.
Support for training service dogs for children with autism, mobility, or psychiatric needs.
INMED Partnerships for Children
Support for mental health and wellness activities for underserved, low-income youth disproportionately affected by COVID-19.
Loudoun Therapeutic Riding
Support for veterans in Loudoun County with physical, cognitive, social, emotional, or behavioral health concerns.
Northern Virginia Family Services
Support for trauma-informed mental health services for 92 immigrant youth and their family members in Loudoun County.
Ryan Bartel Foundation
Support for The FORT, an inclusive space for teens to feel connected, accepted and valued while learning valuable resiliency skills.
The Arc of Loudoun
Support for mental health and wellness services for youth, adults, veterans, military and first responders in Loudoun County.
Veterans Moving Forward
Support for veterans with mental and physical challenges by providing highly trained service and facility dogs.