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Local nonprofits receive GSK Impact Award

Posted November 19, 2015 2:44 p.m. EST


— Ten Triangle nonprofits were each awarded $40,000 Thursday for their contribution to making the region healthier.

The GlaxoSmithKline Impact Awards recognize nonprofit organizations that help “build healthy communities by tackling employment, housing, literacy, and other pressing community health challenges.”

This year’s winners were:

A Helping Hand, Inc.


Durham Community Land Trustees, Inc.

Durham Interfaith Hospitality network

Durham Literacy Center, Inc.

East Coast Greenway Alliance

East Durham Children’s Initiative

Emily Krzyzewski Center

First in Families of North Carolina

The Hope Center at Pullen, Inc.

The winners were chosen from a pool of nearly 60 applications and were sleected by a panel of local and national community health experts.