Press Release

United Way of the Concho Valley’s Board Chair Dustin Newton, announced that the Annual Campaign has raised to date a total of $809,828 with a number of large campaigns still scheduled to run in January. The announcement was made at a campaign reception held at Texas Bank. Highlighting the event was a drawing for a big screen television donated by Texas Bank. Foulan Allen with San Angelo Community Medical Center was the winner of the television set. All individuals who made a donation to the 2017 United Way of the Concho Valley’s Annual Campaign were eligible to enter into the drawing. The 2017 Campaign theme is “Change Starts Here.” This year’s United Way Annual Campaign will run through the end of January. Companies may still schedule a campaign by calling the United Way office at 949-3716. Programs supported by the United Way of the Concho Valley include Agency programs approved for funding during the 2017-2018 fiscal year include Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council’s Adult Treatment Program, Boys & Girls Club of Menard’s Project Learn Program, Boys & Girls Club of San Angelo’s Education and Career Development Program, Children’s Advocacy Center’s Court Appointed Special Advocate Program and the Hope House Program, Children’s Emergency Shelter’s Safe & Sound Program, Concho Valley Home for Girls’ Connect by 25 Program, Concho Valley Regional Food Bank’s Hunger Relief Program, La Esperanza Clinic, Inc. Success By 6 Program, Galilee Community Development Corporation’s Helping Hands Program, Girl Scouts of Central Texas’ SISTERS Program, Institute of Cognitive Development’s Peace Begins at Home Program, San Angelo Early Childhood Center’s Infant, Toddler & Pre K Program, Sonrisas TRAILS’ Pediatric Therapeutic Riding Program, Texas Southwest Council Boy Scouts of America’s Nurturing Youth Through Cub Scouts Program, The Salvation Army’s Emergency Assistance Program, West Texas Counseling & Guidance Center’s Community-wide Reduced Fee Counseling Program and YMCA’s Scholarships for After-School Care Program.