HANDLE WITH CARE Sets Strong Pace
Last November, we reported that a recent loss in annual funding would significantly impact agency services. Four months later, that remains the case.
The agency, as expected, has tightened its belt by modifying planned program enhancements, not replacing employees who have left us and, worst of all, reducing some client services.
That’s the bad news. The good news is that you, our generous donors and supporting agencies, have really stepped up to help us financially.
Also in November, we announced an ambitious $390,000 goal for our HANDLE WITH CARE annual fund – our largest ever. We knew from the start that even if we hit our goal, it would be a bittersweet reminder of the funds that were lost.
But we were wrong. BECAUSE IT’S NOT BITTER AT ALL. IT’S REALLY REALLY SWEET! As of mid February, your gifts to HANDLE WITH CARE totaled $340,000! We are within sight of our goal!
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