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United Way Seeking Funding Muscle - Brevard NC

 

Last updated 11/27/2013 at 8:30am

Steve Pulliam, executive director of United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC), updates the agency's progress on one of three "thermometer" displays in the county. UWTC reports pledges for 40 percent of its goal for the 2014 campaign. That means they still need pledges for an additional $270,000 to reach their $450,000 goal to continue and expand program grants in Transylvania County. (Courtesy photo)

As the United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) marches toward its 2014 campaign goal of $450,000, the agency expects to increase the pace by relying on matching fund muscle. Recently, an anonymous donor created a limited-time match funding pool that effectively doubles the community impact of every new dollar donated to UWTC.

"UWTC has the challenge of raising an additional $40,000 of new money pledges to fully utilize the financial leverage position that our anonymous part-time resident created," Steve Pulliam, executive director of the United Way of Transylvania County, said.

"When we m...



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