Hopkins County Community Chest this week reaped the benefit of the community support of Hopkins County United Way.
“Thanks to our generous donors, Hopkins County United Way is very proud to present an excess allocation payment in the amount of $16,197.54 to Community Chest from the 2019-2020 Hopkins County United Way campaign. This amount is in addition to excess allocation payments made in July to 16 Hopkins County non-profit organizations supported by the 2019-2020 campaign. Excess allocation payment made from the 2019-2020 campaign total $33,729.01,” HCUW Executive Secretary Susan Berning explained.
HCUW presented Community Chest with the $16,197.54 check on Sept. 28, 202. The money will go toward Community Chest’s goals of helping county residents who are at or below the poverty level meet basic needs of food and shelter, medical and dental care. In 2020, Community Chest helped 1,560 individuals.
The 2021-2022 HCUW campaign to raise $150,000 to benefit 18 local nonprofit organizations is currently in progress. For additional information about the current campaign, HCUW or previous campaigns, call or text 903-243-4066. Donations may be made through your place of work; mailed to PO Box 735, Sulphur Springs, TX 75483-0735; handed to any HCUW officer, board member or campaign worker; on the Hopkins County United Way Facebook page; call or text HCUW campaign headquarters, 903-243-4066.