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  • Wiregrass Public Safety Center

    In February 2017, Wiregrass Foundation Board of Directors voted unanimous support for our largest project to-date: an investment of over $20 million dollars in the construction of the Wiregrass Public Safety Center. Along with our partners—the City of Dothan, Houston County, and several key private companies–the Center will fulfill a comprehensive mission: To be the model […]

  • Bright Key

    Bright Key is a partnership between Wiregrass Foundation and Dothan City Schools to pilot an innovative, grassroots community school initiative in two area schools:  Highlands Elementary and Selma Street Elementary. Bright Key involves school-community stakeholders (teachers, parents, students, and neighborhood residents) in the identification and implementation of programs and services to maximize the academic potential […]

  • Wiregrass United Way

    Wiregrass United Way (WUW) supports 42 partnering agencies in six counties in southeast Alabama. The purpose of WUW’s Annual Campaign is to raise funds to help support the operating budgets of these agencies. By raising a bulk of their funds during the Campaign, WUW enables the agencies to spend less time fund raising and more […]

  • Impact Alabama – FocusFirst

    Poor vision has a direct, negative effect on a child’s ability to learn, and many children suffer from vision problems each year. Therefore, vision screenings are very important during a child’s preschool years when early identification and treatment of many conditions can prevent irreversible vision damage or loss. Many child care centers use traditional eye […]