The United Way of the Mark Twain Area’s 2019-2020 campaign is officially underway.
It kicked off Thursday evening at the Rialto Theater.
People packed the banquet center to hear from the different agencies the United Way works with.
This year’s campaign is called “Give Hope.” The goal is up from last year because officials said the need continues to grow too.
“There’s more and more good that can be accomplished with more dollars,” said executive director Denise Damron. “So we’re striving to raise our goal consistently each year and grow our organization so we can continue doing great work in all of our communities that we serve.”
This year’s campaign goal is $425,000.