The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties announced Friday its plans to invest more than $2.75 million back into the community. This investment includes pay directs, 2-1-1 services, non-partner designations, programming expenses and investments back into United Way partner programs and grant partners in the areas of education, income, health, and rebuilding lives.
In the area of education, $643,002.12 was invested in 20 programs that help children and youth achieve their potential. In the area of health, $458,965.43 was invested in 16 programs that improve people’s health. In the area of income, $726,432.33 was invested in 14 programs that promote financial stability and independence, and in the area of rebuilding lives, $400,323.61 was invested in 16 programs that provide response, relief and recovery.
Meisha Waller, Director of Community Impact for United Way, said, “These investments represent programs that are producing real outcomes in our community. We feel that these investments will create change within United Way’s impact areas of education, income, health and rebuilding lives.”
These investments help the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties to fulfill its mission which is to improve lives by advancing opportunities for education, health and financial stability for all.
For more information, please contact United Way at (615) 893-7303.