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Frigo Cheese Heads Awards $150,000 in Vision Grants to Inspiring Youth

USA 29.02.2024
Source: The DairyNews
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Frigo Cheese Heads proudly reveals the recipients of its "Build a Bright Future" vision grants, totaling $150,000 to empower young visionaries. The initiative, now in its 10th year, aligns with the brand's commitment to nurturing individuality and creativity among tweens and teens.
Frigo Cheese Heads Awards $150,000 in Vision Grants to Inspiring Youth
The 35 winners, chosen from a pool of applicants aged 8-15, will receive grant money, online leadership courses, and mentorship from Whatever It Takes (WIT), a partner organization.

Nicole Austin, Saputo USA marketing manager, expressed pride in supporting youth making a positive impact on their communities. The program aims to bring the innovative ideas of these young individuals to life, fostering a brighter future for themselves and their communities.

The five grand prizewinners, each receiving a $5,000 grant, stand out for their exceptional projects:

Ruby Chalupka, 14, Austin, Texas - LunchLine Candles, a business funding free lunches for kids in need.
Barrett Deng, 15, Santa Cruz, California - Clore, an innovative fire retardant for wildfire-affected communities.
Julia Howe, 15, San Francisco, California - Hitting the Wall, a podcast and community supporting teen athletes.
Anvi Saxena, 15, Dallas, Texas - Rallying for Refugees, helping refugees connect and feel at home.
Olivia Wilson, 15, New York, New York - Covers for Recovery, donating books to children in hospitals.

Additionally, ten first-prizewinners will receive $3,000 grants, while 20 honorable mention winners will receive $1,000 grants for their projects, covering areas like engineering programs for girls and environmentally friendly pet toys.

The comprehensive list of winners and their projects can be found at BuildABrightFuture.com. Frigo Cheese Heads encourages creative snacking and self-expression through their on-the-go snacks, with more information available at FrigoCheeseHeads.com.

About Frigo Cheese Heads:
Frigo Cheese Heads offers a variety of delicious, on-the-go snacks, promoting creative snacking and self-expression. With options like string cheese and combo packs, Frigo Cheese Heads are a convenient source of calcium and protein. Learn more at FrigoCheeseHeads.com.

About Saputo USA:
As part of Saputo Inc., a top-10 global dairy processor, Saputo USA produces, markets, and distributes various cheeses, including specialty cheeses with international licenses. Saputo USA is also known for dairy and non-dairy extended shelf-life products, distributing both under its brand names and customer brands.
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