Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation awards grant to Reeves Community Center Foundation

The Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation, a North Carolina Community Foundation affiliate, has awarded a grant of $1,670 to the Reeves Community Center Foundation.

The grant will be used for a program to increase physical activity for teenagers through virtual reality technology. The Reeves Community Center Foundation provides financial support to the Mount Airy Parks and Recreation Department’s Reeves Community Center. The center has been serving Mount Airy and the surrounding community since 1951.

“This organization makes important investments in our community,” said Sam Wagoner Jr., advisory board president of the Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation. “So, we are happy to support it.”

Funds for 2024 grant came from Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation’s community grantmaking fund. Each year, Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation’s local volunteer advisory board uses dollars from its endowment fund to make grants to eligible local organizations, including nonprofits, local governments, schools and churches.

Visit nccommunityfoundation.org/mountairy-surry to learn more about the Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation. For information about Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation, contact the western region community leadership officer.

Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation Advisory Board Members
Advisory board members live and work in Surry County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Wagoner, board members include Chris Duggins (secretary), Carol Burke, Kody Easter, Melissa Hiatt, Darren Lewis, Morris Samet and Jay Williams.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation
The North Carolina Community Foundation brings together generous people and connects them to causes and organizations they care about, with a focus on inspiring lasting and meaningful philanthropy in the state’s rural communities.

With $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains over 1,200 endowments and partners with donors and a network of affiliates in 60 counties to strengthen our state. By stewarding and growing donors’ gifts, NCCF makes a powerful impact through a robust grants and scholarships program, awarding over $270 million since 1988.
For more information, visit nccommunityfoundation.org.

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