QUEST® ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE FIRST QUEST® ROOKIE CHALLENGE GRANTS, AWARDING $80,000 TO HELP SUPPORT LOCAL COMMUNITIES
Los Courage Camps, Art in the Paint, Create Now, and Black People
Giselle Carrillo, Founder of Los Courage Camps ( Los Angeles, Calif.), was the first recipient of the Quest Rookie grant. Los Courage Camps is an organization that bridges the economic and cultural gaps that prevent the Latino community from going to the ocean to learn how to surf. Los Courage Camps provides free surf lessons each summer to families from the Los Angeles"barrios" where surfing does not exist. Giselle and Los Courage Camps helped pave the way for the Quest Rookie Challenge. Arelious Cooper, Executive Director of Art In The Paint ( Atlanta, Ga.): Art In The Paint is an organization that creates community centers by renovating public outdoor basketball courts and installing murals to strengthen communities, promote safety, inspire creativity, and encourage play. Brandon Johnson, CEO of Create Now ( Los Angeles, Calif.): Create Now is an organization that empowers at-risk and high-risk youth and young adults from ages three to 24 through a variety of arts programs in multiple disciplines that help these youth thrive.
- Paulana Lamonier, Founder of Black People
Will Swim( Long Island, N.Y.): Black People Will Swimis an organization empowering their local community to smash the stereotype that Black people don't swim through fun swim lessons creating community and education.
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"We are so thrilled to welcome Giselle, Arelious, Brandon, and Paulana and their organizations into the Quest family," said
Quest fans can visit the Quest Instagram at @QuestNutrition to follow along the recipients' journeys and learn more about how they are affecting each of their local communities.
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