The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is excited to announce the 2016 New Rural: Innovations in Rural Health Award. We are seeking original, innovative solutions that have the potential to drive health improvement in rural communities.
Local education leaders from the Twin Counties met with educators from seven other states Wednesday to showcase the success of the Down East Partnership for Children in helping meet the educational needs of the area’s youngest residents. Amelia Harper, Rocky Mount Telegram, February 19, 2016
Congratulations to Trust Senior Program Officer Jehan Benton-Clark who was recently named ABFE’s Emerging Leader in Philanthropy. Jehan is being recognized for her outstanding work and leadership to bridge divides and work closely with communities throughout North Carolina to improve health. ABFE, a philanthropic partnership for black communities, announced the award on February 11 and will present the award to Jehan at their annual conference in Baltimore in April.
Six local churches and the Burke County Health Department invite groups to step on board with a county-wide monthly walking challenge that renewed Wednesday, February 2.
When Smith Farm Elementary School opened in 2013, it did so without a playground — or any outside activity equipment to speak of. In stepped the Trust and two grants worth nearly $1 million.
Chamber President Theresa Pinto said the theme of the occasion was to promote healthy food selections based on the work done in the community by featured keynote speaker the Rev. Richard Joyner, director of pastoral care at Nash UNC Health Care and pastor of Conetoe Missionary Baptist Church, and the Healthy Places NC initiative of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. Corey Davis, Rocky Mount Telegram, February 3, 2016
A newly released study shows the profound benefits of expanding health coverage to uninsured, low-income adults in the health care coverage gap. The study, by researchers at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, compares the health of low-income adults in states that have expanded coverage and states that haven’t.