Raised Here, Stays Here - 2018 Campaign

UNITED WAY OF LAMAR COUNTY CAMPAIGN GOAL OF $500,000
 
United Way of Lamar County (UWLC) 2019 Campaign to raise $500,000 to give to 24 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 Angela Chadwick from North Lamar ISD and a member of the UWLC Board of Directors.  Other division chairs include:
Greg Wilson, Lamar National Bank – Industrial Division
Brenda Wells, Everett Toyota – Commercial Division
Tommy Moore, Lamar County & Bob Hundley, City of Paris – Government Division
Erin Barnes & James Hall, Paris Regional Medical Center 
Denise Kornegay, Paris ISD – Schools Division
Carla Coleman, North Lamar ISD – Schools Division
Tommy Chalaire, Chisum 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.  2019 Grant recipients include:  American Red Cross, ATCOG – Paris Metro,  Boys and Girls Club, Boy Scouts NETSEO, City Square, Dylan's Drivers, Girl Scouts, TX Dream Center,  ETCADA, Paris/Lamar County Habitat for Humanity, Imagination Library,  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, The Salvation Army and YoungLives.
 
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.