YVUF announces agencies awards for 2016

David Steelman, Yadkin Valley United Fund executive director, and Don Clark stand at the new office for the YVUF in the Century 21 building in Elkin.

The Yadkin Valley United Fund has made its agency allocations for 2016, according to David Steelman, executive director.

The YVUF will be providing funds for 25 agencies. The YVUF also will offer scholarships to one senior each at Starmount, East Wilkes and Elkin high schools.

Agencies will be notified of their allocation award around July 1. The goal of the 2015-16 campaign is $150,000.

The YVUF serves the communities of Arlington, Jonesville, Elkin, Ronda, Mountain Park, State Road, Thurmond and Traphill. The main campaign for the YVUF is August through November with a kickoff scheduled for Aug. 28 at the Elkin home football game against North Surry.

Steelman also said that if anyone or group wants to do a special project or would like to have him as a speaker, contact him at 336-469-2860 or Yadkinvalleyunitedfund@gmail.com.

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