ABC10 Honors Four Local Award Recipients of the 2023 TEGNA Foundation Grant Program
[Sacramento, CA] – ABC10’s parent company TEGNA recently announced the recipients of four 2023 TEGNA Foundation Community Grant awardees in the Greater Sacramento region. The annual awards program is designed to recognize and applaud deserving organizations for their efforts to positively impact the local community. ABC10 presented each of the four deserving organizations with grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 during a special reception on May 8, 2023.
The 2023 TEGNA Foundation Community Grant awardees in the local market include the following:
- Health Education Council – works to improve health outcomes in under-served neighborhoods by empowering the people in them to create the solutions they need most.
- Sacramento Cottage Housing, Inc. – provides housing and services to those experiencing the crippling effects of homelessness and who are in desperate need of shelter and stability.
- Junior Achievement of Sacramento – aims to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.
- Food Literacy Center – teaches children in low-income elementary schools about cooking, nutrition, gardening, and active play to improve our health, environment, and economy.
“It was quite an honor to help present the 2023 TEGNA Foundation Community Grant awards on behalf of our parent company,” said Risa Omega, President & General Manager of ABC10. “These awards recognize the dedication of those who work diligently all year long to make a positive and immediate impact in our community plus help to build a successful future for our region.”
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ABC10 is the most awarded newsroom in Northern California, recognized with four distinguished 2023 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, a coveted Peabody Award nomination, a 2022 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, an impressive number of Northern California Area Emmy® awards in 2022 – including a special achievement award for overall news excellence – and many others. The multi-media company provides news coverage and entertainment programs for residents in a 16-county area reaching across Sacramento, Stockton, and Modesto, as well as in Sierra Nevada and foothill communities in California. Guided by a “We Stand for You” mission and focus, ABC10 strives to represent each community and viewer it serves through empowering storytelling, impactful investigations, and diverse voices.
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