Rockingham County is putting its money where its mouth is and funding local health movements with the help of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. As part of the initiative, grants are going towards Rockingham County Schools, Rockingham Community College, the Eden YMCA and the Salvation Army. GreensboroNow.com, May 27, 2016
In the News
Below you will find links to published articles about the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Trust grantees and relevant statewide initiatives.
Dr. Laura Gerald will serve as president of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, the statewide organization committed to improving the health and quality of life of financially disadvantaged North Carolinians. Dr. Gerald currently serves as market medical director for Evolent Health in Raleigh and formerly served as the North Carolina state health director. Dr.
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust on Friday named Dr. Laura Gerald as its next president. A pediatrician by training, Gerald formerly served as state health director and director of the N.C. Division of Public Health and comes to head the Winston-Salem-based foundation from Evolent Health in Raleigh, where she was market medical director. Owen Covington, Triad Business Journal, May 20, 2016
Dr. Laura Gerald will be the new president of the Kate B.
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust ended the search for its new president with the hiring Friday of Dr. Laura Gerald, a health-care veteran who has served as North Carolina’s public-health director. Richard Craver, Winston-Salem Journal, May 20, 2016
McDowell County will expand a program to serve low-income people who are high users of emergency medical services. This investment is part of the Trust’s Healthy Places NC initiative, a long-term program aimed at improving the quality of life and health in rural, financially disadvantaged North Carolina counties. McDowellNews.com, May 18, 2016
A new program designed to help local mothers with their newborn babies shows promise. The Forsyth Connects program, a collaborative effort between Forsyth Medical Center and the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, will provide free in-home nurse visits during the first six months of a newborn’s life, the Journal’s Richard Craver reported last week.
McDowell County residents who are struggling with mental health issues and addiction now can find help through a new faith-based counseling center. CareNet Counseling, a statewide network of faith-integrated counseling centers offering outpatient services since 1972, has opened its new office in Marion. Mike Conley, McDowellNews.com, May 14, 2016
A new program funded by a $1.7 million grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust will provide in-home nursing visits to all mothers of newborn babies in Forsyth County to promote infant and maternal health. Owen Covington, Triad Business Journal, May 11, 2016
New moms usually have lots of questions for nurses at the hospital after giving birth to a child. But now nurses can help new moms even at home. Starting this summer, all mothers with newborn babies in Forsyth County will be provided with free in-home nurse visits. WMFYnews2.com, May 10, 2016