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United Way Of Lamar County Announces 2021 Agency Allocations

After reaching its Campaign Goal of $500,000, the United Way of Lamar County (UWLC) has announced the funding allocations that each of its partner agencies will receive in 2021.

In 2021 UWLC Partner Agencies Allocations are as follows:

The King’s Daughters – $43,000.00

American Red Cross – $20,000.00

Salvation Army – $10,000.00

Boys and Girls Club – $64,000.00

Boy Scouts Circle Ten – $2,000.00

Lamar County Child Welfare Board – $28,000.00

RSVP – $5,000.00

Lamar County Literacy Council – $9,000.00

LCHRC Meals on Wheels – $48,000.00

LCHRC Horizon House – $30,000.00

Children’s Advocacy Center – $25,000.00

Safe-T Agency – $20,000.00

RRV Down Syndrome Society – $28,000.00

Paris Kiwanis Imagination Library – $5,000.00

Habitat for Humanity – $18,000.00

Ark-Tex COG/ Paris Metro – $25,000.00

Downtown Food Pantry – $30,000.00

Early Childhood Intervention – $3,000.00

C.E.R.T. – $2,000.00

CASA for Kids – $8,000.00

Tailored Rides Equine Assisted Therapy – $5,000.00

In addition to funding the 2021 partner agencies, UWLC has also allocated $50,000 to their rental assistance program, United Home, $2500 to the Foster Parent Association, and will continue to offer free tax preparation through their VITA program.

The UWLC also announced earlier this month that they acquired the programming previously run by their partner agency, the Lamar County Coalition of Education, Business, and Industry. $30,000 allocated to this educational programming will include Kids Marathon, Texas Scholars, Read to the Future, Getting Ahead Financial Literacy classes, children’s mini-libraries, career days, and the UWLC scholarships to graduating high school seniors.

The grant cycle for 501-c-3 nonprofit agencies interested in receiving funding for 2022 will begin in March. For more information, visit www.lamarcountyuw.org or email jenny.wilson@lamarcountyuw.org.