Settlement Club, an organization committed to providing care and support for abused and neglected children, announced today that it has been awarded a $5,000.00 grant from the eBay Foundation Corporate Advised Fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The grant was recommended by eBay Foundation’s employee-volunteer led Austin GIVE Team. Funds will be used to implement a Sensory Tool Packs program for newly admitted children.
ABOUT The Settlement Home for Children
Established as the Girls’ Settlement Club in 1916, The Settlement Home for Children is owned and operated by The Settlement Club. The Settlement Home provides a Residential Treatment Center, Group Home Program, Transitional Living Program and a Foster and Adoption Program for abused and neglected children. Our mission is to care for and promote the healing of troubled children and their families. More information is available at www.settlementhome.org.
eBay Foundation was established by eBay, Inc. in 1998 and, reflecting eBay innovation, was the first corporate foundation to be endowed with pre-IPO stock. Since inception, the Foundation has contributed more than $23 million to nonprofit organizations worldwide. The Foundation engages eBay Inc. employees and supports their pursuit of charitable giving and volunteerism through its GIVE Team program. In addition, using a unique combination of foundation funding, employee volunteerism, and other resources, eBay Foundation has created The Opportunity Project to extend the company’s commitment to global citizenship. By scaling social innovations that create economic opportunity, The Opportunity Project gives people in need the chance to participate in the global economy, provide for their families, and build stronger communities. For more information: www.theopportunityproject.org. eBay Foundation GIVE Team grants are awarded by the eBay Foundation Corporate Advised Fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.