United Way of McLeod County Board President Russ Trettin announced today that the organization delivered $76,677 in checks during May, to 35 partnering agency programs. Those checks represent the first half community investment grants for 2013 United Way funding.
“We are so thankful that we were able to distribute $76,677 in allocations following our most recent Community Investment Review,” said Trettin. “Those dollars are being used to fund worthy programs that are making a difference in so many lives in our area at this time.”
The UWMC will kick-off its 2013-14 Campaign in August with a variety of events, including a booth at the McLeod County Fair (August 14-18). 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.