The timing could not have been better. The Trust has announced the launch of an early childhood development initiative at a time when many of our children could not be more at risk. Editorial Board, Winston-Salem Journal, August 1, 2015
With those who will gain the help that the Trust will give – young children – playing in the background, the Trust launched its decade-long, $30 million to $40 million Great Expectations initiative on Tuesday, July 28 at the Carver School Road Public Library branch. Donna Rogers, The Chronicle, July 30, 2015
The Trust on Tuesday announced the launch of a 10-year effort to devote up to $40 million to helping Forsyth County's youngest children be prepared for school and life. Owen Covington, Triad Business Journal, July 29, 2015
The Trust launched a multi-million dollar education initiative today to improve early childhood education in Forsyth County. It will be used to help economically disadvantaged students and parents overcome poverty challenges. Keri Brown, WFDD.org, July 29, 2015
Young children sat in rapt attention Tuesday morning as librarians Christina Mayhand and Lara Crews read and acted out stories at the Carver School Road Library. Meghann Evans, Winston-Salem Journal, July 28, 2015
Thousands of children in Forsyth County arrive in kindergarten each year at risk of falling behind their classmates. The goal of Great Expectations is for at least 90 percent of all financially disadvantaged children living in Forsyth County – between birth and exiting kindergarten – to reach age-appropriate developmental milestones.
When I moved to Rockingham County last year, I was excited to learn that Rockingham is a Healthy Places North Carolina community. Healthy Places NC is the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust’s signature program aimed at improving the health and overall quality of life for people in rural areas of North Carolina like ours. Shelby Rhyne, RockinghamUpdate.com, July 20, 2015
Looking for an upside to the declining number of North Carolina’s independent community hospitals may be a fool’s errand, given how the institutions have long provided an economic bulwark for cities and towns across the state.
At its meeting on June 23, the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution honoring Karen McNeil-Miller for being “a leading voice in serving the vulnerable, the underserved and the economically disadvantaged of Forsyth County and North Carolina.” Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, July 8, 2015
A December 2014 study funded by the Cone Health Foundation and Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust outlines some of the broader economic losses the state has suffered because of the obstinance of its leaders. Opinion by Laney Ruckstuhl, TheAppalachianOnline.com, July 3, 2015