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United Way of Richmond County launches ‘Round Up!’ campaign

ROCKINGHAM — Did you know that rounding up your spare change is one of the many ways you can support United Way of Richmond County?

The organization kicked off its “Round Up!” campaign Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, with participating businesses asking customers to round up their purchase total to the next dollar through the rest of the year, with the proceeds going to help support its 13 partnering agencies, according to Executive Director Michelle Parrish.

There are currently nine local businesses participating in the effort: FirstHealth Gift Shop – Richmond; Gifts Four All Seasons; Merle Norman; One Stop Vape & Print Shop; Our Southern Roots; Pluz & Plush; Simply Chic Boutique; Studio 3; and The Esthetics Lab and Wax Studio.

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The 13 partnering agencies that receive funds from the United Way are: Back Pack Pals; Leak Street Alumni; Richmond County 4-H clubs; Richmond County Schools Exceptional Children; Sandhills Children’s Center; Samaritan Colony; Habitat for Humanity of the N.C. Sandhills; Pee Dee Pregnancy Resource Center; American Red Cross; New Horizons Life and Family Services; Our Daily Bread; Richmond County Rescue Squad; and the Salvation Army.

If you would like more information on how you or your business could participate, contact Michelle Parrish at 910-997-2173 or michelleparrish@bellsouth.net or visit our website at unitedwayrichmondnc.net.

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