Bucket brigades in Jonesboro help raise money for the United Way

Volunteers braved the rain Friday morning to help raise money for the United Way.
Volunteers braved the rain Friday morning to help raise money for the United Way.

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -   Volunteers braved the rain Friday morning to help raise money for the United Way.

"Bucket Brigades" were at four major intersections in Jonesboro.   Participants of the brigade say raising fund is important due to the number of organizations the United Way helps.

United Way Executive Director Nanette Heard says the money raised Friday won't only go towards the United Way. "United Way raises money throughout the year and then we go through an allocation process and give it back out to other non profits." Heard said.

The brigades were at the intersections of Culberhouse and Southwest Drive, Caraway and Highland, Nettleton and Stadium, and Caraway and Johnson.

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