United Way of McLeod County Board President Dave Schwedler announced today that the organization delivered $79,125 in checks last month, to 37 partnering agency programs. Those checks represent the second half community investment grants for 2014 United Way funding.
“We are overwhelmed by the generosity of the individual donors, small businesses and corporations throughout McLeod County that enable us to distribute these allocation checks,” said Schwedler. “We want to thank all who contributed to our previous campaign, because those dollars are being used to fund worthy programs that are making a difference in so many lives in our area.”
“We are so grateful to our supporters that we have been able to deliver $158,250 in community investment grants so far this year,” said UWMC Executive Director Paul Thompson. “Those dollars, in addition to another $15,598 in direct designations derived from our fundraising efforts, will go toward servicing people with a wide variety of needs throughout McLeod County.” Read the rest of this entry »