United Way surpasses $80,000 goal, sets funding distribution for February 23rd 2023.
The United Way of White County has topped its campaign goal of $80,000, with distribution of funding to more than a dozen local not-for-profit organizations scheduled for Feb. 23rd.
“All of those who contributed to fundraising efforts cannot be thanked enough,” said Stacy Gray, president of the United Way of White County. “Your generosity enables continuing of decades-long tradition of support of vital human services for our community.”
Since establishment in 1983, the United Way of White County has furnished more than $3 million to not-for-profit entities enriching lives of people of White County. Following careful review of grant requests by a committee of community leaders, allocations are made in efforts to best address the most pressing needs.
The allocations reception, open to the public, is set for Thursday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m., at the Roy Ash Jr. Community Building, 89 E. Jarrard St., Cleveland.
The 21st annual edition of the United Way’s leading fundraising endeavor, the Darrel Chaney Invitational celebrity golf tournament, is scheduled to be held April 10 and 11 in Helen. This year’s plans also include a fall bucket drive and a reimagined holiday Festival of Trees at Unicoi State Park & Lodge.
Photo: United Way of White County board members celebrating topping of the $80,000 fundraising campaign goal are, from left, Angie Jarrard, Mark Griffin, Dean Dyer, Nathan Eason, Taylor Burrell, Denise Loggins, Mary Isbell, Donald Harris and Gene White.