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Trust Launches Decade-Long, $30 Million Early Childhood Initiative

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.

Serving Up The Love Of Tennis In A Healthy Place

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,, July 20, 2015

Healthy Foundations

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.

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Honors Karen McNeil-Miller

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