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Cumberlands’ Mountain Outreach Receives Support from “The Herbert and Anna Lutz Foundation”


Williamsburg, Ky. – Officials at University of the Cumberlands (UC) are pleased to announce that Mountain Outreach, for its summer building program, received a grant of $20,000 from The Herbert and Anna Lutz Foundation of Chester, SC on January 25, 2013.

With the assistance of the gift from The Herbert and Anna Lutz Foundation, Mountain Outreach students and volunteers will complete two homes in Whitley Country this summer. In addition, numerous other small projects will be completed during the 10 week summer program.

The Herbert and Anna Lutz Foundation A Chester, South Carolina family foundation established in 1993, which makes grants supporting Education, Community, Health and Welfare. Following the deaths of Clarence H. and Anna E. Lutz, who spent their last years living in Chester, SC. Their purpose in endowing this foundation was to help fund various religious and community needs as well as educational, health, and welfare programs. The Herbert and Anna Lutz Foundation’s mission is to enrich as many lives as possible with the funds available.

Mountain Outreach is a non-profit organization operated by University of the Cumberlands with students and volunteers building 141 homes and making repairs and renovations to hundreds more in the 30 years since the program’s inception.

Located in Williamsburg, Ky., University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; nine pre-professional programs; twelve graduate degrees, including two doctorate, two specialist and eight master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs.