Raised Here, Stays Here - 2018 Campaign

UNITED WAY OF LAMAR COUNTY CAMPAIGN GOAL OF $500,000
 
United Way of Lamar County (UWLC) 2018 Campaign to raise $500,000 to give to  23 non-profit programs in Lamar County.  The United Way calls on all local citizens, businesses and organizations to be a part of this year's Campaign and help us reach our goal!
 
“Every year we exceed our campaign goal which illustrates the generosity and compassion of the people who live in Lamar County,” says Jenny Wilson, Executive Director.  “We are very thankful to all of our donors who are investing in our community through United Way to help change lives for the better.  Our promise is to make sure we fund programs that create positive lasting change in our community”.  
 
This year's campaign chair is Robin Kennedy from Harrison Walker and Harper.  Other division chairs include:
 
James Dorman, Campbell Soup Supply Company and Lisa Walker, HWH – Industrial Division
Brenda Wells, Everett Toyota – Commercial Division
Tommy Moore & Shawntel Golden, Lamar County & Chris Bean, City of Paris – Government Division
Chastiti Briggle, Paris Texas Real Estate – Business/Professional Division
Keri Amis, Paris Regional Medical Center & Carole Grant – Healthcare Division
Angela Chadwick, Paris ISD – Schools Division
Carla Coleman, North Lamar ISD – Schools Division
Tommy Chalaire, Chisum ISD -- Schools Division
Leslie Watson, Prairiland ISD -- Schools Division
Kelly Pickle, Roxton ISD – Schools Division
Kenneth Webb, Paris Junior College -- Schools Division
 
UWLC awards funds through a competitive grant process focused on supporting vital programs in the areas of education, income, health, and basic support services.  2018 Grant recipients include:  American Red Cross, ATCOG – Paris Metro, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club, Boy Scouts NETSEO, Girl Scouts, TX Dream Center,  ETCADA, Paris/Lamar County Habitat for Humanity, Imagination Library, Lakes Regional MHMR – Innovative Enterprises, LC Child Welfare Board, LC Coalition of Education, Business & Industry, LC Downtown Food Pantry, LC Human Resource Council, LC Literacy Council, New Hope Center, RRV Down Syndrome Society, RSVP, SAFE-T, The King’s Daughters & Sons, & The Salvation Army.
 
Please consider donating to the United Way of Lamar County.  Donate online (www.lamarcountyuw.org), or mail your donation to PO Box 1, Paris Texas 75461.  For additional information, or to learn more about your United Way of Lamar County, visit www.LamarCountyUW.org, or contact Jenny Wilson at 903-784-6642.