WINSTON-SALEM, NC — May 22, 2019 Reynolds American (RAI) Awards United Way of Forsyth County with $20,000 to Support Career Opportunities and Job Training
Today, RAI presented United Way of Forsyth County with $20,000 to support a new initiative that will connect existing job seekers with short term training in high demand, higher paying careers.
“We’ve worked alongside the United Way of Forsyth County for years to improve the Winston-Salem area, because we believe in their mission of transformation through building strong communities in which our employees live and work,” noted President and CEO of Reynolds American Inc. (“RAI”) Ricardo Oberlander. “RAI has long taken a leadership role in transforming tobacco, and I’m proud to announce this important new partnership today as we work to help transform our community, as well.”
United Way of Forsyth County President and CEO, Cindy Gordineer, notes, “ We are very grateful to Reynolds American, who have built a long tradition of supporting our community. This pilot and partnership helps our work to ensure that the residents of Forsyth County attain financial stability. We are excited to work with RAI and see what outcomes surface in the pilot phase as we develop future plans”.
For more information about the United Way, visit www.forsythunitedway.org
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