LRCS receives grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to support the work of the Family Resource Center

Lakes Region Community Services (LRCS) recently received a $5,000 grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The grant will help further LRCS’ mission to provide respectful, non-judgmental services to help families build resiliency, make positive connections and prepare their children for ongoing success.

Welcoming the good news of the recent grant, Erin Pettengill, Vice President of the Family Resource Center, reflected on the impact of the award, “Through the generosity of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, this gift will allow us to provide concrete supports on an as-needed basis for our local families. Flexible funding is vital right now, especially during these particularly challenging times. This grant will allow us to meet the needs of families in a real way.”

About LRCS

For hundreds of families living in the Lakes Region each year, the Family Resource Center of Central New Hampshire, a program of LRCS, offers education, early intervention, and support to assist families in their efforts to meet needs, make positive connections, and prepare children for success today and tomorrow because the Family Resource Center believes strong families lead to strong communities.

About the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is New Hampshire’s statewide community foundation, founded in 1962 by and for the people of New Hampshire. The Foundation manages a growing collection of 2,000 funds created by generous individuals, families and businesses, and awards more than $40 million in grants and more than $6 million in scholarships every year. The Foundation works with generous and visionary citizens to maximize the power of their giving, supports great work happening in our communities and leads and collaborates on high-impact initiatives. For more information, please visit or call 603-225-6641.