The Letcher County Board of Directors of the United Way of Southeastern Kentucky distributed checks totaling $8,127 to human service agencies of Letcher County. The agencies funded are Letcher County Food Pantry, Letcher County CARES, Letcher County Schools Education Foundation, Mountain Montessori School, and Mountain Community Hospice. The United Way distributed $80,546 in donations that had been raised in this area to 46 human service agencies with 47 programs in the eight-county region. Over 86 percent of all funds raised by United Way are distributed to local agencies. Pictured are (left to right) Sherry Sexton, Michael Wright, Geraldine McDonald of Letcher County Food Pantry, and Elwood Cornett, president of Letcher County Schools Education Foundation.