United Way of McLeod County Board President Russ Trettin announced Thursday that the organization delivered $47,453 in checks during June, to 40 partnering agencies/programs. Those checks represent the second quarter allocations for 2012 United Way funding. An initial round of checks was delivered to agencies in January.
Trettin says “We are so thankful that we have been able to distribute $97,586 in community investment grants already this year and 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 2012-13 Campaign in August with a variety of events, including a booth at the McLeod County Fair (August 15-19).UWMC supports programs in the areas of: emergency and basic needs, health and human services, child development and community development. In 2012, the UWMC is funding 40 agencies/programs that support the organization’s mission of impacting the needs of McLeod County by building stronger, healthier communities.
Donations to help fund partner agencies and programs supporting area residents can be sent to the United Way of McLeod County located at 218 Main Street South, Suite 124, PO Box 504, Hutchinson, MN 55350. To make an on-line donation, please visit www.unitedwaymcleodcounty.org.