The Yadkin Valley United Fund (YVUF) will kick off its 2020 campaign on Saturday.
Natalie Eidson, President of the Yadkin Valley United Fund (YVUF), announced on August 6 that the Reeves Theater and Café will kickoff the 2020 campaign with “An Evening of Broadway Favorites” Saturday, August 17, at 7 p.m.
Five dollars from each ticket sold will be donated to the YVUF and count toward the 2020 goal of $190,000. Tickets are available at www.reevestheater.com. This will be the second year in a row for the Reeves event kicking off the United Fund drive. The Reeves benefit concert held last year for the YVUF sold out.
Other YVUF events coming up are the G & B “irons in the fire” golf outing at Cedarbrook Country Club, Thursday, September 5, twenty-one local restaurants will begin the “dine out for the fund” each Thursday beginning September 5 . It will run through October 24 with three restaurants each Thursday and the schedule is available on the YVUF website and 2020 brochure. The Taste of Surry Wineries event scheduled for August 24 has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled at a later date.
The YVUF serves the communities of Elkin, Jonesville, Mountain Park, Ronda, State Road, Thurmond and Traphill by providing funding for 24 local non-profit agencies and three scholarships at local high schools. Last year for the 2019 campaign, approximately 800 individuals and businesses made a donation.
Additional information or online donations may be found on the YVUF website: Yadkinvalleyunitedfund.org or by mail to YVUF, P.O. Box 593, Elkin, NC 28621. Anyone or any organization interested in doing payroll deduction or needing a speaker please contact Executive Director David Steelman at Yadkinvalleyunitedfund@gmail.com or 336-469-2860.
David Steelman,Yadkin Valley United Fund executive director, left, and Natalie Eidson, president, right, announce a 2020 goal of $190,000.