The 2020 Census count is officially ended, and WNC outperformed the rest of the state when it came to beating the 2010 response rate! Despite underfunding, a global pandemic, a growing social movement and an election cycle, our county leaders and nonprofit partners stepped up in a big way!
Built on faith and a tradition of service, RUMC has become the go-to partner for organizations looking to improve lives. “We do a lot of the heavy social lifting in the community,” says Pastor Eric Reece. “We help because our faith calls us to.”
Western North Carolina Communities became Dogwood’s first key partner for Census outreach. “I had been pushing the Census with our communities already, and some of them were working hard, but all on a volunteer basis,” says Wells.