For the Trust’s 75th anniversary, we turned truth-telling into action for racial equity and systems change. In events across NC, Dr. Laura Gerald acknowledged the role of slavery and tobacco in generating the Trust’s wealth and announced the Trust’s divestment from tobacco and commitment to a socially responsible investment strategy.
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is pleased to announce Devin Singleton joined the Trust in February as the Communications Associate.
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.
In 2022, we marked the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust’s 75th anniversary by traveling around North Carolina, acknowledging the role of slavery and tobacco in generating and increasing the Trust’s wealth. In this short video, community members share their stories of what this means to them.
The Trust is pleased to announce Mitchell Currin will join the Trust in January as the Finance and Human Resources Administrator. In this role Mitchell will manage finance, operations, and human resources functions and support the overall strategic goals of the Trust.
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.
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.
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced today that it will divest from tobacco and instead commit to a socially responsible investment strategy to support community-led businesses and economic opportunities in North Carolina.