The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust has awarded over $9.5 million to improve the overall health of North Carolinians, with a focus on rural, low-income communities. Todd Cohen, Philanthropy North Carolina, November 30, 2012
Healthy Places N.C. is stepping up again to make Halifax County a healthier place to live and work, announcing this week they have awarded $750,000 to the Rural Health Group to expand its primary care services. The Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald, November 30, 2012
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced it will build three new playgrounds in McDowell County during 2013 as part of its Healthy Places NC work, a Trust initiative announced earlier this year to improve health and health care in 10 to 15 rural North Carolina counties over the next 10 years. Mike Conley, The McDowell News, November 29, 2012
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is making a $30-million commitment to improve educational opportunities for young children in Forsyth County. One step it took toward fulfilling that promise was to pay for 150 pre-kindergarten and kindergarten teachers and administrators to go to the N.C. Association for the Education of Young Children (NCaeyc) conference in September.
A new home-visitation program for first-time mothers is exactly the sort of resource Forsyth County needs to help reduce the infant mortality rate and improve newborns’ health. Editorial, Winston-Salem Journal, November 11, 2012
Expectant first-time Forsyth County moms can soon get extra guidance and care from dedicated registered nurses thanks to the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and the Forsyth County Department of Public Health. Today, the organizations’ leaders announced they are partnering to bring Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP) to Forsyth County.
Helping hands are on the way for first-time Forsyth County moms. Nurse-Family Partnership – a national nurse home-visitation program for low-income, first-time mothers – is expanding to Forsyth County as a result of a collaboration between the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and the Forsyth County Department of Public Health. Jesse Burkhart, Winston-Salem Journal, November 4, 2012