The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

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July 3, 2014

United Way of East/Central Texas accepting applications for funding

PALESTINE — United Way for East/Central Texas is currently accepting Community Investment Applications for 2015 calendar year funding.

Eligible applicants must complete and return applications no later than Friday, Aug. 29.

Any non-profit agency that is working to improve lives in the community — including Anderson, Leon, Freestone and Limestone counties — is eligible to apply.

United Way prides itself at being a community partner, committed to identifying and resolving pressing issues that affect the lives of everyone who lives and works in our area. According to a news release, the local organization “strives to energize and inspire people to make a difference in our community” by:

• Helping children succeed

• Strengthening and supporting families

• Promoting self-sufficiency

To request an application or to get more information, contact the United Way office at 903-727-8798 or by emailing ectxunitedway@yahoo.com. Applications will also be available online beginning July 15 at www.EastCentralTexasUnitedWay.org.

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