The Forsyth Promise (The Promise) is pleased to announce that it has received a grant to support a student-centric community data sharing platform from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. YesWeekly.com, June 18, 2018
In the News
Below you will find links to published articles about the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Trust grantees and relevant statewide initiatives.
Several towns in Burke County will have regular bus routes before the end of the year is out. Western Piedmont Council of Governments announced it has received a $264,000 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston-Salem to implement fixed bus route services in Burke County. Sharon McBrayer, The News Herald, June 13, 2018
What if I told you there was a way to add $4 billion a year to the state’s economy, create more than 40,000 jobs and provide health care to approximately 400,000 North Carolinians who don’t have it? Don Flow, Greensboro News & Record, May 18, 2018
The Rockingham United Mobile Market, a fully stocked mobile food pantry operated by Rockingham United Inc. – a partnership between the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and LOT 2540 – made its maiden voyage on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 at Hometown Chevrolet-Buick-GMC in Reidsville, in conjunction with the Thanksgiving Feed Rockingham celebration. www.greensboro.com, March 24, 2018
A pilot in-home nurse visit initiative, patterned after a Forsyth Medical Center program, is being rolled out in two counties for first-time mothers and women who are having high-risk pregnancies. Richard Craver, journalnow.com, March 20, 2018
A state child advocacy group has added its voice to those urging the Republican-controlled legislature to expand Medicaid to more than 500,000 North Carolinians. States that have expanded Medicaid have a lower infant mortality rate than those who haven’t, NC Child said in a 2016 report.
In Western Rockingham County, a group of citizens are pushing for more and better recreation opportunities beyond the Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department’s and YMCA’s current offerings. Justyn Melrose, Rockingham Now, February 5, 2018
Recent grant funding awarded to a mobile health clinic at Winston-Salem State University will help it increase the hours it’s available to the public, but also the services its staff can provide. Michael Bragg, Winston-Salem Journal, February 1, 2018