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McDowell DSS Receives $16,170 Grant to Expand Transportation Services

The Trust awarded a grant to the McDowell County Department of Social Services (DSS) to address transportation barriers that limit West Marion residents’ ability to access health improvement services. This investment is part of the Trust’s long-term Healthy Places NC initiative, which announced a series of grants awarded to local organizations. McDowellNews.com, December 8, 2016

Newly Renovated Hive House Puts Emphasis Back on Healthy Community and Living

Bertie County is putting health back on the map by renovating and remastering a community center in a rural part of the county that will provide underserved youth and families with expanded health and recreational opportunities.

NC Community Development Initiative (NCCDI) has received $149,250 in funding from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to acquire and renovate a community center in Bertie County, known as the Hive House.

McDowell County Tackles Transportation Barriers to Help Underserved Residents Access Quality Health Services

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust awarded a grant to the McDowell County Department of Social Services (DSS) to address transportation barriers that limit West Marion residents’ ability to access health improvement services. This investment is part of the Trust’s long-term Healthy Places NC initiative, which announced a series of grants awarded to local organizations.

More than 20 Faith-Based Groups Partner in Twin Counties to Improve Residents’ Health

The Conetoe Family Life Center (CFLC) is expanding its existing partnership with 21 area faith-based groups to offer support to patients in need of additional resources when leaving the hospital. The work is a part of Healthy Places NC, the Trust’s long-term initiative aimed at improving the quality of life and health in rural North Carolina counties.

Community College Bolsters Health Improvement Efforts Through Community Gardens, Youth Engagement

Beaufort County Community College (BCCC) is taking the lead as the community works to strengthen local partnerships to increase access to fresh food for underserved residents. The work is a part of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust’s Healthy Places NC initiative, a long-term effort aimed at improving the quality of life and health in rural North Carolina counties.

Partnership Aids First-time Moms in Hard-hit Robeson County

Stephanie Chase has worked for Robeson County’s Nurse-Family Partnership long enough to see a group of mothers and babies “graduate". Chase, a nurse from Lumberton, has worked for two-and-a-half years as part of a network of registered nurses in Robeson and Columbus counties, part of the national Nurse-Family Partnership effort. Thomas