Strong@Home funding will help families with young children

“'Unfortunately, one in five residents in our community currently lives in poverty,' said Cindy Gordineer, president and CEO, United Way of Forsyth County. 'We know that poverty doesn’t relate only to the finances of a family. It also impacts children’s educational success, their health and general well-being. That’s why solutions to the challenge of poverty need to be equally interconnected, which is exactly what Strong@Home is attempting to achieve.'” ...

"Scott Wierman, president of The Winston-Salem Foundation, noted, 'This is a great example of a collaborative effort by local funding organizations to help local families and their children succeed first by identifying and utilizing family and neighborhood assets. That is what Asset-Based Community Development is all about, and we wholeheartedly support it.'” Read more of this Special at the Winston-Salem Chronicle.