The director of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust's Health Care Division has traveled from his native New England to Minnesota and Michigan, from Chicago to Santa Monica, CA, and from Louisiana to North Carolina in pursuit of his education and civil sector career. Hispanics in Philanthropy Newsletter, September 2012
In the News
Below you will find links to published articles about the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Trust grantees and relevant statewide initiatives.
Avery County Health Department is working with Toe River Health District and Cannon Memorial Hospital to address the startling findings of a study that ranked Avery County as having the worst clinical care of any county in North Carolina. The county health rankings study was sponsored by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin, which rank every county in the nation against other counties in the same state.
Low-income, first time mothers and their families in four local counties stand to benefit from an evidenced-based public heath program new to the area. Amanda VanDerBroek, Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, August 17, 2012
Campbell University's medical school has more than 700 applications for its inaugural class of 150 students, school officials say. Another 800 students have expressed interest in attending the School of Osteopathic Medicine, which will be the first of its kind in North Carolina when it opens in August 2013. Steve DeVane, Fayetteville Observer, August 16, 2012
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston-Salem is investing $100 million over 10 years to improve health in 10 to 15 of North Carolina’s most economically distressed counties. The Business Journal, Todd Cohen, July 6, 2012
In Forsyth County, more than half of the homeless report they have a mental disorder, and Wake Forest Baptist is joining in the fight to help end homelessness through an innovative program that gives free health services to homeless people living with mental disorders. WFMY News 2, July 5, 2012
Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is changing its focus in the way it awards grants in Forsyth County, but organizations shouldn't worry about their eligibility for funds, trust officials said. Winston-Salem Journal, Fran Daniel, July 2, 2012
Pardee Hospital has received a $145,000 grant to help with the treatment of behavioral health and substance abuse patients who come to Pardee's emergency department, the hospital said in a news release. The grant was made to the Pardee Foundation by the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston-Salem. Bill Moss, Hendersonville Lightning, June 26, 2012