Swain County United Gift Fund awards more than $35,000 in local grants

The Swain County United Gift Fund, a committee of the Swain County Community Foundation, announces more than $35,000 in local grant awards.

The fund raised more than $35,000 through UGF’s annual campaign and granted it to the following local nonprofit organizations:

Charles Killebrew and Julia Hunt served as this year’s honorary co-chairs. Toby Allman, UGF’s president, thanked the community for its support of the Swain County United Gift Fund. “These grants are important to our community and our quality of life,” he said. “It is such a privilege for us and the rest of the committee members to be able to award these grants each year.”

In addition to Allman, committee members include: Christine Colcord, Donna Ennis, Mark Hanna, Betty Hyatt, Debbie Mills, Kathy Proctor and Ann Marie Wright.