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Rosenwald Neighborhood Receives Help From COVID-19 'Fill The Gap' Grant


Last updated 12/23/2020 at 4:53pm

Kelly Land Cislo and William Mills of Rise & Shine and Shelly Webb of Sharing House display some of the fresh fruits and vegetables that will be purchased on a weekly basis to share with the Rosenwald Community. (Courtesy photo)

The "Fill the Gap" Response Fund was formed to support North Carolina's people and places disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. The pandemic has exacerbated health and economic challenges already present in rural communities and vulnerable populations around the state. They are often hit harder and take longer to recover," said Julia Wacker, senior vice president of the North Carolina Healthcare Foundation.

Rise & Shine has announced that it is receiving a $28,600 grant through the North Carolina Healthcare Foundation's COVID-19 "Fill the Gap" Response Fund. Due to COVID-19, Neighbo...

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