United Way makes special Chesterwye donation
GRASONVILLE — Upon hearing the Chesterwye Center had suffered the loss of a residential unit from a recent fire, the United Way of Queen Anne’s County decided it had to support this worthy nonprofit during its time of need.
United Way President Todd Wilhoit said, “We typically only allocate funds through our yearly Allocation Application process, but sometimes a special need presents itself, and we decided as a board that we wanted to step up.”
The donation of $1,000 is just a small step in the healing process, but Chesterwye’s Executive Director Debra Langseth said she was truly touched.
“The community has been so supportive and we are thankful — from the volunteer firemen that responded to the call, to the American Red Cross who has helped us find shelter for the displaced residents, and now our local United Way.” she said.
United Way Queen Anne’s County allocates funds to 19 local nonprofit agencies that serve community needs from children to seniors, covering areas from health and human services to the arts and the environment. To learn more, contact Sandra Early at 410-7394716 or email admin@unitedwayqac. org.
United Way board members, from left, Bobby Smith of Federal Resources, Stephanie Tyler of CNB and Heather Bacher of M&T Bank present a check to Chesterwye Center’s Executive Director Debra Langseth, with board members Larissa Costello with Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. and Dick Sossi, past State Delegate.