In spite of gray skies and possible rain, the Enfield community pulled together on Saturday to put up their new KaBoom! playground at Meyer Park on Bell Street. Things didn’t start out so well, with only about 25 volunteers showing up at the beginning of the event, known as KaBoom! Build Day, according to Jehan Benton-Clark of the Kate B. Reynolds Foundation.
The people have spoken: Rockingham County is about to get healthier. Healthy Places North Carolina, a new initiative of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston-Salem, held a community forum on Thursday night at Rockingham Community College. Brad Kesler, News & Record, November 22, 2013
We are excited to announce our Health Care Division grants solicitation and application process for the February 2014 grant cycle.
Please find the Health Care Division funding announcement and details here.
With support from the Trust, Rural Health Group, Inc., will replicate its Halifax County integrated care model—providing coordinated behavioral and primary care health services to patients in one location—in 10 additional community health centers across the state. The $495,000 grant for an “Integrated Care University” is part of the Kate B.
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced it will fund McDowell County to develop a county-wide recreation plan to promote active living in the community and renovate a gymnasium in Marion.
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced it will fund an interactive walking trail at Beaufort County Community College as part of Healthy Places North Carolina, a long-term Trust initiative announced in 2012 to improve health and health care in rural, financially disadvantaged North Carolina counties. Beaufort County is one of four counties the Trust has invited to participate in Healthy Places NC.