United Way short of goal

The United Way of Johnson County fell just short of its annual fundraising goal after not receiving a grant and a drop in business donations.

The agency raised $1.43 million during this year’s annual campaign, just short of the nearly $1.49 million goal. This year’s goal was the highest amount the agency ever tried to raise, executive director Nancy Lohr Plake said.

This is the first time since 2011 that the United Way fell short of its goal.

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