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
In the News
Below you will find links to published articles about the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Trust grantees and relevant statewide initiatives.
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
State leaders are proudly united in the belief that we must dramatically improve reading skills for our youngest students, since early literacy is the foundation for all of the skills and knowledge that come later. Leslie Boney, The News & Observer, February 1, 2018
Students at Icard Elementary recently were given the opportunity to understand how food is not grown in a grocery store, but cultivated locally at a farm and brought to their schools. Jonelle Bobak, www.Morganton.com, January 30, 2018
2017 was an election year for both the city of Marion and the town of Old Fort. In the Marion election, long-time Councilman and former Mayor Everette Clark chose not to seek another term after 45 years of continuous service. Mike Conley, McDowellNews.com, December 26, 2017