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The United Way of Hancock County topped last year’s fundraising number. The agency says the community has pledged more than $3.2 million for the 2016 campaign. The amount is more than $65,000 over the 2015 pledge total. Organizers say several pledges are still expected.
The money raised is now distributed to approved programs and services in the community. The United Way gives grants to agencies reviewed by local residents who serve on volunteer impact teams.
Funds are also used for United Way operations and community initiatives such as the Halt Hunger Initiative.Read More →