Local United Way making year-ending campaign push

Published 4:37 pm Thursday, December 29, 2011

Chilton County United Way is making a final push to reach its fundraising goal for the year.

The organization is at about $175,000 of a goal of $200,000, said Curtis Smith, chairman of the board of directors.

“This is our last request for donations this year,” Smith said. “We just want to encourage people to give for the end of the year.”

Donations to United Way are tax deductible, Smith stressed.

The organization gives to a number of local organizations, including: Arthritis Foundations, American Red Cross, Boy Scouts of America, Care Net, Child Protect, Chilton County Board of Education, Chilton County Emergency Assistance Center, Chilton-Shelby Mental Health, Chilton County YMCA, Chilton Rescue, Department of Human Resources, Family Sunshine Center, 4-H, Girl Scouts of North Central Alabama, Habitat for Humanity of Autauga and Chilton Counties, Humane Society of Chilton County, Operation: Santa Claus, Pediatric Rehab, PEECH, Raleigh’s Place, SPAN of Chilton County, Maplesville’s Toys for Kids and West Central Alabama Rehab.

Chilton County United Way’s office is at 508 Enterprise Road in Clanton, or mail can be sent to Clanton Post Office Box 1104.

Call United Way at 755-5875 or send an email to unitedwaychilton@bellsouth.net.