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United Way allocates funds for 2021 with $23,000 goal

The United Way of Franklin County set a goal of $23,000 for its 2020 campaign that will be collected in 2021. The goal was set in conjunction with the allocation of funds to support 11 agencies for the coming year.

The local United Way distributed $23,000 to 11 qualified agencies for the 2019 year, which was concluded in March 2020. The same amount of funding for the coming year was approved for more of the agencies. For a listing of the contributions for each of these agencies, see the August 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.