Wells Fargo Grants $47,000 To High Country United Way (2018-12-21 16:06:13)

The Wells Fargo Foundation gifted a $47,000 grant to High Country United Way.

The grant will be used to support programs in the High Country that meet the United Way goal of helping people lift themselves out of poverty and attain self-sufficiency.

The funds will benefit residents in Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga, Avery, Mitchell and Yancey Counties.

The grant was presented at a ceremony on December 13th during a High Country United Way Board of Directors meeting.

Representatives from Wells Fargo, WAMY, Hospitality House, Blue Ridge Opportunities Commission of Ashe and Alleghany counties and many more were in attendance.