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Trust to Host Community Health Forums in Beaufort County

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, in partnership with County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, will host three community health forums in Beaufort County to review Beaufort County’s health ranking, discuss the Healthy Places NC initiative, and hear from the local community. Residents are invited to attend to share their ideas about what Beaufort County needs to become a healthier place and to learn more about how to get involved in Healthy Places moving forward.

When/Where:
AURORA: June 3, 10:00 to 11:30 am

Local Schools Get Healthy Boost

Recreational facilities at nine local schools are getting a boost from some helping hands.The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced this week that a recent grant cycle will fund a variety of improvements at each school: gym renovations, resurfacing basketball courts, purchasing new playground equipment, restoring tennis courts, and resurfacing tracks and walking paths.

Kate B. Reynolds Trust Announces $1.5 Million in Grants for McDowell

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced Monday that eight local organizations will get grants totaling more than $1.5 million all of which are intended to improve the health and well-being of McDowell County residents. The grants announced on Monday will be used for a variety of local efforts, from better playgrounds at the elementary schools to a new diabetes prevention effort to improved recreational facilities for Old Fort.

Trust Invests in Dental Health for Financially Disadvantaged of Forsyth County

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced grants of nearly $1.3 million this month to improve the health and quality of life of financially disadvantaged residents in Forsyth County. The Trust began to make strategic investments in dental health—a funding focus for its Forsyth County grant making—by making a two-year, $113,300 commitment to the North Carolina Dental Health Fund to operate a free dental clinic for homeless and financially needy residents in the area.

Trust Invests Millions to Improve Quality of Life for North Carolina Seniors

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced grants of more than $2 million this month to improve the quality of care and overall health of financially disadvantaged seniors in North Carolina. Investments in the state’s older adults include a multi-generational fitness trail; increased access to primary care services; a statewide model to address depression among seniors; and the expansion of the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), which allows seniors to stay in their homes longer and access comprehensive care.