The United Way of the Mark Twain Area has received a $50,000 investment from the Missouri Foundation for Health for the organization's COVID-19 Response Fund
In keeping with the theme of Kiwanis International, “Young Children Priority One,” the Hannibal Early Bird Kiwanis Club recently presented a check to the Hannibal Alliance for Youth Success to help support the Buddy Pack Program, which provides students with needed nutrition over the weekend in the Hannibal school system
HANNIBAL | The United Way of the Mark Twain Area has received a $50,000 investment from the Missouri Foundation for Health for the organization's COVD-19 Response Fund.
“We're both stunned and gratified by this investment in the people of Northeast Missouri. We are committed to putting this money to good use helping the thousands of people affected by COVID-19. We will be good stewards,” said United Way vice president and campaign chairman Forrest Gossett.
Dollars given to the fund are directed to local non-profit organizations that are assisting individuals with their needs during this time. Many local organizations are increasing their services, having to provide services differently or are creating new programs to help individuals with needs due to COVID-19.
A state senator is joining with the Small Business Administration to host a webinar to explain opportunities for small firms to participate in the $2.2 trillion stimulus package signed into law over the weekend by President Donald Trump.
Sen. Cindy O'Laughlin, R-Shelbina, who represents much of Northeast Missouri, announced the webinar, which is scheduled for 9 a.m., Thursday.
“I want to make certain that small businesses know how to navigate the bureaucracy. Businesses need assistance now,” said O'Laughlin, who operates Leo O'Laughlin Inc., a ready-mix concrete supplier based in Shelbina. “We operate a small business, so I understand the pressures.”