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
In the News
Below you will find links to published articles about the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Trust grantees and relevant statewide initiatives.
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
Forsyth County mothers will have access to free in-home nurse visits for their newborns through a collaboration between Forsyth Medical Center and the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. Richard Craver, Winston-Salem Journal, May 10, 2016
Pasquotank County commissioners narrowly backed a proposal Monday to ask Gov. Pat McCrory and the General Assembly to support the expansion of Medicaid in North Carolina. Pasquotank County commissioners narrowly backed a proposal Monday to ask Gov. Pat McCrory and the General Assembly to support the expansion of Medicaid in North Carolina. Jon Hawley, DailyAdvance.com, May 3, 2016
The Beau-Fitt program will be wrapping up for the semester with a final demonstration at Beaufort County Community College on May 6, from 12-1 p.m. in Building 4, room 102. H. Boyd Overman Jr., PT DPT from Carolina Physical Therapy, will talk about how cyber-technology, smartphones, laptops and desktops hurt and help our bodies and what we can do.
The Kernersville and Walkertown libraries were able to make several upgrades and improvements to their children’s section, focusing on children ages five and under. The Kernersville Library received $30,000 from the grant. The Walkertown Library received $41,000 from the grant. KernersvilleNews.com, April 28, 2016
More than 200 volunteers showed up Saturday to build a playground at Buck Leonard Park near downtown Rocky Mount. Wanda Allen, who attends the aptly-named Helping Hands Church around the corner from the park, was one of the many volunteers on hand. She said she just wants to give back to the community. Lindell John Kay, Rocky Mount Telegram, April 24, 2016
A group of young ladies are working together to build an outdoor classroom at the Peacemakers Family Center in South Rocky Mount, complimenting a playground being built in June thanks to a grant from KaBOOM! and the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. Brie Handgraaf, Rocky Mount Telegram, April 24, 2016
Shovels will hit the dirt when hundreds of volunteers lend a hand to build a new playground at Buck Leonard Park. With the help of KaBOOM! and the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Rocky Mount is getting three new playgrounds with much more than just a slide and some swings. Brie Handgraaf, Rocky Mount Telegram, April 22, 2016