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Community Playground Installed at New Day Christian Church

Nearly 300 volunteers came together at New Day Christian Church to install a playground that will be open to the community. The playground, which has been named “Grace Place – The Freely Given, Unmerited Favor and Love of God,” includes a picnic shelter, stage and adult exercise stations. Tammie Gercken, April 15, 2016, The News Herald

Nash Community College Receives Grant from Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust

Nash Community College is pleased to announce that it has received a $100,000 grant as part of the Healthy Places NC initiative from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. The project will improve the lives of local residents by outfitting the college’s new Continuing Education and Public Services Building with cardio and strength training equipment., April 11, 2016

Trust in the Spotlight

ABFE President Susan Taylor Batten and Senior Program Officer Jehan Benton-Clark. Benton-Clark was named ABFE’s ‘Emerging Leader in Philanthropy.'

It’s an exciting time at the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, as our Great Expectations work in Forsyth County moves forward and ongoing efforts to invest in communities in a thoughtful, sustainable way grow. Here are just a few of the recent and upcoming opportunities to share our work and celebrate our staff members.

Community Colleges Aim to Spur Better Health

On a cold Friday afternoon in February, a group of students, faculty and staff members gathered in a warm teaching dining room on the campus of Nash Community College in Rocky Mount to break bread together -- and learn how to bake it.

As part of the school's effort to stimulate healthier living in the rural community, a culinary teaching chef showed the group how a few simple substitutions in ingredients could turn an ordinary loaf into something much healthier and tastier.