United Fund Makes First Disbursements of 2012-13 Campaign

December agency check distribution (400 x 268)As 2012 drew to a close, the United Fund of Talbot County allocated $141,975, the first of three distributions to its 2012-13 participating agencies. Representatives from the Fund’s 21 member agencies were on hand to receive their checks at the Fund’s office at 121 North Washington Street. This year’s Fund appeal has generated a robust community response, resulting in contributions totaling 83% of the $400,000 goal so far. “We are delighted by the continued strong flow of donations,” Ann Jacobs, United Fund of Talbot County Executive Director said, “and are optimistic we will reach this year’s campaign goal.”

The 2012-13 UFTC participating agencies are: BAAM, Boy Scouts in Talbot County, CASA of Talbot County, Character Counts!, Critchlow Adkins Children’s Centers, Delmarva Community Services, Epilepsy Association of the Eastern Shore, For All Seasons, Girl Scouts of Talbot County; Kids on Campus, Mental Health Association in Talbot County, Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence, Mid-Shore Pro Bono, Neighborhood Service Center, Partners in Care, St. Martin’s Ministries, St. Michaels Community Center. Talbot Mentors, Tilghman Area Youth Association, Talbot Special Riders, and Upper Shore Aging.

In photo: Ann Jacobs, United Fund Executive Director, presents the first disbursement check with help from local girl scouts as participating agencies look on.