United Way gives $275,000 to different local organizations

Bay County

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — The United Way of Northwest Florida spread around some major funding on Wednesday.

The charitable organization gave away $275,000 from its community impact fund. A large part of that came from the Gulf Power Foundation.

About 30 different organizations like the Boys and Girls Club, Girls Inc, and Family Services will receive funding from United Way.

United way officials say the need in the community is larger than ever.

“There was $275,000, a little over that in the pot to distribute. But the need of those 30 agencies, what they requested was over $630,000. So the need is definitely still there,” said United Way Communications Director, Ken Mcvay.

The United Way mailed many of the checks this week. The rest will be hand-distributed Thursday and Friday.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Local News Video

Ms. Kirk's third grade class

FDLE releases full body cam video from Rebekah Jones search warrant: Part 2

Gulf Coast State College holding Continuing Education Programs

Calhoun County Solar Farm Debate

Bay County residents honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Bay County Florida Democratic Party host food collection and distribution for MLK Day

More Local News

Don't Miss

Big Game Bound
February 07 2021 05:30 pm