United Way of Wayne County has extended a $2,500 grant to Habitat for Humanity Goldsboro-Wayne in order to assist residents in the replace home furniture, furnishings, and belongings. This grant will help to mitigate the loss that Hurricane Florence’s waters caused in Wayne County, allowing residents to smoothly back into their homes.
United Way of Wayne County presents a check to The Four Day Movement, a local nonprofit agency, for their work during Hurricane Florence. During and after the storm, The Four Day Movement was able to help almost 100 households by providing comfort kits, food, water, and gas cards to those who were displaced or suffered loss during and after the storm.
Pictured here is Ray Urban, President of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of the St. Mary’s Parish and Dustin Bannister, Director of Strategic Initiatives of United Way of Wayne County. In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul has provided emergency assistance through several volunteer caseworkers known as “Vincentians.” Their assistance has helped more than twenty Wayne County families with various expenses related to the attainment of safe and affordable housing.