COVID-19 Relief Fund’s first two days raise $1,485
SALISBURY — Two days after its creation, the Rowan County United Way’s COVID-19 Relief Fund on Tuesday had raised $1,485 to help people with basic needs stemming from the outbreak of COVID-19.
The fundraising campaign, a partnership with the Salisbury Post, officially kicked off Sunday. Funds raised will be directed by the United Way to nonprofits and agencies that give much-needed support to local individuals and families. Those nonprofits will determine methods of distribution.
Anyone interested in making a donation to the relief fund can donate now at rowanunitedway.org, text the word “RELIEF” to 704-286-1011 or mail a contribution to the United Way at 131 West Innes St., Suite 201, Salisbury, N.C. 28144. Those mailing donations should address them to the attention of the COVID-19 Relief Fund. Those making a donation online should include a note in the comment section saying it’s for the COVID-19 Relief Fund.
Donations so far are as follows:
• Edward and Susan Norvell, $100
• Jeannie Roberts, $10
• Jay Bolin, $25
• Josh Bergeron, $50
• Jenny Lee, $100
• Calvin Safrit, $100
• Randy and Barrie Kirby, $100
• Fred Stanback, $1,000
To contact the Rowan County United Way, visit its website or call 704-633-1802.
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