The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced grants of nearly $1.3 million this month to improve the health and quality of life of financially disadvantaged residents in Forsyth County. Winston Salem Chronicle, May 27, 2013
In the News
Below you will find links to published articles about the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Trust grantees and relevant statewide initiatives.
Recreational facilities at nine local schools are getting a boost from some helping hands.The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced this week that a recent grant cycle will fund a variety of improvements at each school: gym renovations, resurfacing basketball courts, purchasing new playground equipment, restoring tennis courts, and resurfacing tracks and walking paths.
October meetings with members of the Kate B. Reynolds Foundation’s Healthy Places initiative are bearing great fruit for Halifax County, as the Foundation announced this week more than $1.2 million will be funneled into capital improvements for gymnasiums, school playgrounds, city parks and other projects geared toward improved health.
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced Monday that eight local organizations will get grants totaling more than $1.5 million all of which are intended to improve the health and well-being of McDowell County residents. The grants announced on Monday will be used for a variety of local efforts, from better playgrounds at the elementary schools to a new diabetes prevention effort to improved recreational facilities for Old Fort.
The Human Services Center’s Mobile Medication Program now has an extra $25,000 to use for continued care. The community-based mental health and substance abuse agency earned the first-ever National Innovations in Rural Health Award. Lugene Hudson, New Castle News, May 9, 2013
Beaufort County officials have started looking closely at ways to improve the health of residents. One recent success story was a roundtable discussion in Aurora. Editorial, Washington Daily News, May 6, 2013
Since July 2012, the Community Healthy Activities Project has been focused in the town of Bladenboro. CHAP is a two-year grant through the Bladen County Health Department and is funded by the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. Bladen Journal, May 5, 2013
A mobile medication program designed to reduce hospitalization costs for seriously mentally ill individuals in rural Pennsylvania won the first-ever national Innovations in Rural Health Award from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston-Salem. Todd Cohen, Philanthropy North Carolina, May 3, 2013
The Reynolds’ family name is undoubtedly the most prominent in Winston-Salem, both in its history and its charitable realm. “The Reynolds really were the standard bearers for what it meant to give back to the community,” says Bowman Gray IV. Mary Katherine Newsome, Winston-Salem Monthly, May 1, 2013