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Helping Mothers and Babies in Forsyth County Succeed

For all children, learning begins long before they ever enter a classroom. And many new mothers—whether they are first-time parents or are caring for multiple children—have questions and need support. At the Trust, we believe every mother—and family—should have access to the information and resources she needs to feel confident in caring for her baby and herself, as she becomes her child’s first and most important teacher.

Revitalizing a Community Begins with its Residents

While the entire nation felt the impact of the Great Recession in 2009, rural areas like Edgecombe and Nash Counties were particularly hit hard. At the time, the region led North Carolina in unemployment at 15 percent, as the traditional drivers of the local economy – textile and tobacco – slowly eroded, and affordable housing was hard to come by.

Local Organizations Rally to Enroll North Carolinians and Improve Access to Care

Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announces more than one million dollars in health coverage grants

With support from the Trust, organizations across North Carolina are expanding efforts to help North Carolinians identify and secure health insurance plans, with the goal of making health care services more affordable and accessible.

Burke County Ramps Up Access to Behavioral Health Treatment

Investment Part of Long-Term Healthy Places NC Initiative

With support from the Trust, a local integrated care service provider is redesigning how to provide residents access to mental health and substance abuse treatment options. This investment is part of Healthy Places NC—the Trust’s long-term commitment to improving the health of residents in the state’s rural, under-resourced counties.

Marion East Community Forum Picks Winning Design

The Marion East Community Forum has selected an image that represents the East Marion, Clinchfield and Eastfield neighborhoods. Savannah Cook turned in the winning submission that illustrates elements from the three neighborhoods comprising the Marion East Forum (a smoke stack for East Marion; a water tower for Clinchfield; and paws from Eastfield Global Magnet School). It also has a tree in the center.