Chade Shorten and Stephanie McGrew, Co-Chairs of the United Way of Northeast Missouri 2022 Campaign announced today that the organization had raised 55% of their goal.
“We are very pleased that our campaign has raised $100,099 of our $180,000 campaign goal,” said Shorten. She added that the campaign is well ahead of where they were at this time the last two years.
Shorten added that businesses have really stepped up this year with their fund drives. “ People have realized that the eleven not for profit organizations that we raise funds for on an annual basis really need more help this year after the pandemic of 2020,” she added.
The campaign will run through December 31st. Agencies which received funding from the campaign include the Adair County 4-H Council, Adair County Family YMCA, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Community Opportunities/Sheltered Workshop, Hospice of Northeast Missouri, KIRK-TRAN, Macon Diversified Industries, NEMO Senior Citizens Services, Inc., RSVP/Senior Adult Services, Inc., and the Salvation Army.
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