United Fund Makes First Disbursements of 2013-14 Campaign

check distribution (400 x 284)As 2013 wound down, the United Fund of Talbot County allocated $118,200, the first of three distributions to its 2013-14 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 contributions totaling 68% of the $400,000 goal so far. “We are appreciative of the strong community support,” Ann Jacobs, United Fund of Talbot County Executive Director said, “and are optimistic that when all donations are counted, we will attain this year’s campaign goal by the close of our fiscal year in June, 2014.”

The 2013-14 UFTC participating agencies are: BAAM, Boy Scouts in Talbot County, CASA of Talbot County, Character Counts!,Critchlow Adkins Children’s Centers, Delmarva Community Services, For All Seasons, Girl Scouts of Talbot County; 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 United Needs and Abilities (formerly Epilepsy Association of the Eastern Shore) and Upper Shore Aging.

In photo: Ann Jacobs, United Fund Executive Director, displays the first disbursement check as participating agencies look on.