Hoops for Hope Donates to Mayfield United Way
By WestKyStar Staff
MAYFIELD, KY - Rozzell Chapel Church recently held their annual three on three Hoops for Hope basketball tournament. For the past 19 years, Rozzell Chapel has held this tournament and donated a portion of the proceeds to charity. They have raised thousands of dollars for various charities such as Ronald McDonald House, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, and the American Cancer society. Most recently, they have donated to local charities such as Mayfield-Graves County Need Line & Food Pantry, Graves County Child Advocacy Program, Inc., and The Lighthouse Ministries. This year, the youth of the church selected the Mayfield-Graves County United Way as the local charity recipient.
According to the Mayfield-Graves County United Way Executive Director, Vanessa Burns, “It was an honor to be chosen as the Hoops for Hope charity recipient this year. I feel blessed to live in a community with people like the Rozzell Chapel Church members who strive to help others and give back to the community. “
The Mayfield-Graves County United Way's purpose is to help unite the community and advance the common good by mobilizing resources to address human needs. The Mayfield-Graves County United Way funds programs of 6 non-profit human service agencies and focuses on community impact. The six participating agencies include the Mayfield-Graves County Need Line & Food Pantry, Graves County Child Advocacy Program, Grace Medical Clinic, Mayfield-Graves County Senior Citizens, Purchase Area Sexual Assault Center, and the Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center. United Way envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability, and healthly lives.
Information provided by Vanessa Burns, Mayfield-Graves County United Way.