The United Way of Weld County has awarded $20,000 to recreation programs in Weld County to help fund the participation of children and youth in summer activities.
Recipient organizations include Carbon Valley Park and Recreation District, City of Evans Recreation Department, City of Fort Lupton Recreation Department, City of Greeley Culture, Parks and Recreation, Kersey Recreation, LaSalle Recreation, Thompson Rivers Park and Recreation District, Town of Eaton, Town of Erie, Town of Mead and the Town of Windsor, Parks, Recreation and Culture.
United Way has facilitated and funded a competitive Youth Recreation Scholarships program for 20 years.
Recreation centers and districts use the award they receive to subsidize lower income youth activities in the community. Many children are able to receive free and reduced school lunches through the program.
For information about volunteering and donating to the Youth Recreation Scholarships program, call United Way Vice President of Community Impact Lyle SmithGraybeal at (970) 353-4300 or email him at email@example.com.