United Way announces grant funding

BOWLING GREEN, Ky – United Way of Southern Kentucky announced Thursday that it is investing nearly $690,000 in education, health, safety net programs and services funding in Warren County.

Today, the non profit held a conference at the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce where 29 local programs were given funding donations.

These programs provide services that are integrated into the communities that they serve.

Donations went to fund kindergarten readiness and college and career readiness, workforce development, heath care, safe home and community, basic needs and transportation.

“It’s about investments in human lives and improving the fabric of our community. We’re really working to build future infrastructure and ensure that we are working together to create a better community for all,” said Debbie Hills, president and chief executive officer of United Way of Southern Kentucky.

United Way follows a community impact plan originally developed to create long-term community change and serve as a road map on how to build a better community that provides opportunity to all.