May 12, 2003
KMOV news story results in $25,000 grant
St. Louis, MO --A KMOV Channel 4 news story by Anchor/Reporter Donna Savarese enabled Therapeutic Horsemanship to win a $25,000 grant.
The organization helps to rehabilitate physically and emotionally challenged kids through horseback riding. The story about the volunteer organization, which aired last fall, was seen by a viewer who was impressed by the story and suggested the organization apply for a grant from the Goldsmith Greenfield Foundation. As a result, the organization applied for and received a grant for $25,000.
"It feels good knowing that this story helped increase awareness and funding for an organization that does such wonderful work with children," stated Savarese. Savarese, who covered the story, frequently volunteers with the organization, "Therapeutic Horsemanship," located in Weldon Spring, Missouri.
The money will be used for rental payments for a new facility the program is moving to next month.
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