COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS


Volunteers needed for some Spring “cleaning”

The following organizations have reached out to the Volunteer Center at the Catawba County United Way looking for help with upcoming spring projects.

HOPE (Help Our People Eat) Garden now located at Corinth needs to start planting, Tues. and Thur. 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. and Sat. mornings, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Family Care Center needs volunteers anytime to help with their community gardens (16 raised bed gardens).

Habitat for Humanity – We can accept groups of up to 12 in our New Construction program, and groups of 3-5 in our Repairs program.

Highway & Hedges: Looking for volunteers who have pickups and/or trailers to haul furniture, also have some handyman projects available.

Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry: Has a painting project in lobby and hallways as they prepare for their open house in the fall.

If you are interested in any or all of these projects contact John Bailey at the Catawba County United Way, jbailey@ccunitedway.com or call 828-327-6851.

 

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Fair Share Donor Car Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Susan Estes, a teacher at Conover School. She is this year's Catawba County United  Way Fair Share Donor Car Giveaway winner. Employees of companies participating in this year's Fair Share Donors program (1 hour pay per month) went into 10 drawings since September for a chance at being a finalist to win either a Kia Forte, Hyundai Elantra or a Volkswagen Jetta from Paramount Automotive. Along with giving away a new car, the event helps raise awareness of the impact the United Way has in Catawba County.

 

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