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Charlotte Amalie
Tuesday, March 28, 2023


The 16 human service agencies that are supported by the United Way of St. Thomas-St. John will receive full allocations for the upcoming year from the umbrella organization that funds them, due to a very successful United Way fund raising campaign.
The goal for the 1999 campaign was $490,000. Scott Barber, campaign chairman, announced a total of $493,257.13 was raised.
Barber commended the outstanding efforts of the campaign volunteers and board members.
The announcement was made at the annual meeting held on March 30.
Directors and officers for the upcoming year were elected at the meeting. The officers are: Yanick Bayard, president; S.L. Caesar, vice-president; Andrea Martin, secretary and Katherine Gibson, treasurer.
Elected to three-year terms on the board of directors were, Ron Branch, Magdalene Bryan, J'Ada Finch-Sheen, Beulah Dalmida-Smith, Elisa Hodge, Al Loiten, Martin Relwani and Lisa Underwood.
United Way supports the following community organizations: American Red Cross, V.I. Council, Boy Scouts of America, Catholic Charities of the V.I., Civil Air Patrol, Dial-A-Ride St. John, Dial-A-Ride St. Thomas, Downstreet People's Youth in Action, Ebenezer Gardens, Friends of Volunteers in Public School, Girl Scout Council of the V.I. Legal Service of the V.I., Shaky Acres, Victim Advocate Program, Fair Havens Summer Camp, Lutheran Reformation Summer Program, and St. Thomas Reformed Church Summer Program.

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