The Beaufort County Behavioral Health Task force has launched Riverfront Talks: Substance Matters, a podcast series created to engage community members in conversations about substance use disorder and co-occuring disorders.
The North Carolina Institute of Medicine is making new recommendations to improve health care in the state.
The suggestions focus on expanding health care capacity, fostering healthy communities, and increasing local collaboration.
The 2023 tax season officially began on Monday, January 23 and Lumber River United Way will again host the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance — VITA — program.
Increasing health insurance enrollment is a Trust priority in our work to expand equitable access to care in North Carolina.
Enrollment for 2023 health insurance through the ACA Marketplace ends Jan. 15. Folks who sign up now can have quality, affordable health insurance starting Feb. 1.
When we launched our special initiative Healthy Places NC 10 years ago, it was more than a $100 million project to improve health in 10 rural counties. Healthy Places has helped shape the future of the Trust’s grantmaking and these communities will be crucial partners as we continue our work to improve health, promote equitable outcomes, and help residents thrive.
Inside Philanthropy sat down with Laura Gerald to talk about the announcement, the trust’s history, and what other funders might be able to learn from its experience.
During the 75th anniversary celebration, Trust President Dr. Laura Gerald offered a humble admission that it is time for the Trust to confront its history and work to repair the harm that was caused to generate their wealth. The steps taken by the Trust prove that it is well within the power of foundations and philanthropy to do better.
The final story in the series will tie together the theme of evolution introduced in the first five stories– and highlight the recent state-wide events and Wells Fargo announcement. It will focus on how the Trust has evolved to further Mrs. Reynolds’ original mission by working to change systems with racial equity at its core. It will tell the story of the Trust’s deepening commitment to racial equity and systems change throughout the first 75 years, and announce the divestment from tobacco.