Carolina Crafted joins Small Businesses Love Big initiative

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Aug. 10, 2022


The Catawba County United Way (CCUW) recently welcomed Carolina Crafted in Hickory to the Catawba County United Way's Small Businesses Love Big initiative. 

This is an opportunity for small companies in Catawba County (50 employees or less) to invest back into their communities by supporting local non-profit programs.

“We know that our small businesses understand and see the needs in our community from a unique perspective and giving them the opportunity to invest in their community not only makes sense but honors the contributions of both small business and non-profits,” Catawba County United Way Executive Director Mark Bumgarner said. “We’re thankful to have the opportunity to create this exciting opportunity.”

Carolina Crafted creates handmade candles, bath products, and ice cream.

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In the photo: CCUW Dir. of Resource Development Sylvia Long, CCUW Dir. of Finance Shanna Clark, Carolina Crafted owner Anthony Gaglia, CCUW Executive Dir. Mark Bumgarner and CCUW Dir. of Operations Kelle Love.