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Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
This blog post is co-authored by Mara Vanderslice Kelly, Executive Director of the United Way Center on Human Trafficking & Slavery and Catherine Chen, Chief Executive Officer, Polaris.   As we enter 2021, our country is facing multiple unprecedented crises: a global health pandemic,...
Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2021
By Kate Rockwood at familywize   This time of year is naturally when you might start thinking about ways to improve your physical and mental health. Coming up with some measurable ways to stay healthy is important. Here are some simple tips to have yourself a healthier 2021.  1. Move more.  You...
Posted: Wednesday, January 06, 2021
  As excited as we all are to welcome 2021, United Way of Central Georgia refuses to go back to “NORMAL”.   Normal means: 33% of students will likely fall behind in reading because of the shortened academic year of 2019/2020, and according to research, students who were already behind will see a...
Posted: Monday, December 28, 2020
By Dave Madsen     I became aware of the FamilyWize card when I worked for United Way in Pennsylvania as a labor liaison. Earlier this year, I transitioned jobs and had a gap in my insurance coverage of about a month. I didn’t plan well—I have high cholesterol, and I ran out of my prescription....
Posted: Thursday, November 05, 2020
  There is a new financial incentive for Americans to give generously to qualifying charities, including United Way of Central Georgia and the many program partners it supports. The new universal tax break for charitable donations was included in the final $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package...
Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Questions To Ask Your Pharmacist Sourced from our partners at FamilyWize     Starting a new medication can be overwhelming. Remembering the side effects, when to take it, what to take it with (food or a full glass of water), all of these guidelines are important to know. So what should you do when...