$31k in pledges reported to HCUW in 2nd week


Pledges totaling $31,831.57 were reported at the second weekly meeting of the Hopkins County United Way (HCUW) Tuesday held at the Agrilife Extension office, 1200 Houston St. in Sulphur Springs.

This year’s campaign goal is $150,000, which will be distributed to 19 Hopkins County nonprofit organizations.

Announced last week, Panda Express, 150 East Shannon Road in Sulphur Springs, will host a fundraising event 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20. The store will donate 20% of event sales to HCUW.

Customers of Panda Express are asked to enter the promo code 317614 during online checkout at https://order.panda express.com/. Those ordering in person should show a digital or paper version of their fundraising flyer upon check out.

The next HCUW report meeting will be at 9 a.m. Tues., Oct. 20 at the Extension office.