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Organizations receive grant fund awards

Jul. 02, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- United Way of the River Cities announced Monday that grant awards for 2013-2014 has been issued to 24 health and human service organizations for 27 programs.

These organizations help United Way further its community work in its four areas: Education, Income, Health and Safety-Net Services.

The 2013-2014 funded partners are:

EDUCATION: American Red Cross, Senior Backpack Program; Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Tri-State; Children's Place; Developmental Therapy; Goodwill Industries, Family Counseling Program; Kiwanis Child Care Center.

INCOME: Boys' and Girls' Clubs of Huntington, Power Hour Program; Communities in Schools/Cabell County Family Resource Network; Goodwill Industries, Life Skills Training; River Valley Child Development Services, TEACH Program; Tri-State Literacy Council; Unlimited Future, Inc.

HEALTH: Children's Place; Girl Scouts, Black Diamond Council; Girl Scouts of Kentucky's Wilderness Road, Live Healthy Lead Healthy Program; The Healing Place; Prestera Center, Renaissance Place; Special Olympics, Cabell County; YMCA.

SAFETY-NET SERVICES: American Red Cross, Disaster Services; Cabell-Huntington Coalition for the Homeless, Healthcare Clinic/Emergency Assistance; Christian Associates/Cridlin Food Pantry; Community Mission Outreach; Ebenezer Medical Outreach; Huntington City Mission; Mason County Homeless Shelter; New Baptist Church Food Pantry.

For more information about United Way's 2013-2014 funded partners, contact Laura Gilliam at 304-523-8929, Ext. 104 or laura.gilliam@unitedwayrivercities.org.