United Way of McLeod County Board President Dave Schwedler announced today that the organization delivered $76,677 in checks during November, to 35 partnering agency programs. Those checks represent the second half community investment grants for 2013 United Way funding.
“We are so grateful to our donors that we have been able to distribute $153,354 in community investment grants this year,” said Schwedler. “Those dollars, in addition to another $12,022 in direct designations derived from our fundraising efforts, are being used to support worthy programs that are making a difference in so many lives in our area at this time.”
The UWMC is currently in the midst of its 2013-14 campaign. UWMC supports programs in the areas of: emergency and basic needs, health and human services, child development and community development. In 2013 the UWMC is funding 35 agencies/programs that support the organization’s mission of impacting the needs of McLeod County by building stronger, healthier communities.