Henry’s Fund Announces New Grant, Partnership with Florence Crittenton Agency

Henry Granju

Henry Louis Granju, ---- 1991 - 2010

 

For Immediate Release: HENRY’S FUND ANNOUNCES NEW PROGRAM PARTNERSHIP WITH FLORENCE CRITTENTON AGENCY, AWARDS $5,000 GRANT

Knoxville, Tenn. – March 26, 2012  – Henry’s Fund has a new partner in the fight against adolescent drug addiction and overdose. Youth Summit of Recovery, a program of The Florence Crittenton Agency, Inc is the newest Henry’s Fund partner agency and has been awarded an initial $5,000 grant, known as “Henry’s Gift.”

Located in Knox County, TN, Youth Summit of Recovery offers an intensive inpatient addiction treatment program for teenage boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 18 years. With the launch of the new partnership, Henry’s Fund made an initial grant of $5,000 to Youth Summit of Recovery.

”The Florence Crittenton Agency has been a longtime leader in our community and across the country when it comes to meeting the needs of our most vulnerable young people,” said Henry’s Fund Executive, Betsy Allison Tant, MSW. ”We are so pleased that with this new program partnership, we will have the ongoing opportunity to support the critically important services offered by Youth Summit of Recovery.”

Founded in 2010, Henry’s Fund honors the life of Henry Louis Granju, a much loved teenage boy who lost his own painful battle with drug addiction. Henry’s Fund is a Donor Advised Nonprofit Fund of the East Tennessee Foundation, and the organization’s mission is to help pay the direct costs of treatment and aftercare for young people suffering with the disease of drug addiction.

For more information about Henry’s Fund, and to learn how you can help young drug addicts get the treatment they need, please visitwww.HenryGranju.org, or find us on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/henrysfund.

For more information about Youth Summit of Recovery and The Florence Crittenton Agency, please visit http://www.fcaknox.org/

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Media Contact:
Betsy Allison Tant, MSW
Executive Director, Henry’s Fund
HenryGranjuFund@gmail.com

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