NEHDA receives $3,655 Gifford Foundation Grant to Develop a Women’s Self Defense and Preparedness Program

January 5, 2017; Syracuse, NY – The Northeast Hawley Development Association, in collaboration with the Syracuse Northeast Community Center, is pleased to announce that we have received a grant in the amount of $3,655.00 from the Gifford Foundation – “What If..” mini-grant program.

The grant will enable NEHDA to develop a Women’s Self Defense and Preparedness Program.  The four session program will be provided free of charge to women aged 13 years or older with the goal of educating women on personal safety, self-awareness, and self-defense while simultaneously building community and empowering local women.

Free snacks and childcare will be provided. To register, call (315) 425-1032 or email