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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Cox supplied this information to United Way to ensure those in Central Georgia have access to the internet during the COVID-19 crisis.   "Cox is supporting the FCC’s Keep America Connected initiative as part of the company’s ongoing coronavirus response efforts. As part of its commitment, Cox...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
The Community Foundation of Central Georgia (CFCG) and United Way of Central Georgia (UWCG) have established the Central Georgia COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund to provide funding to local nonprofits which will support people and organizations affected by the pandemic.    The fund will assist...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
  With the ever-growing concerns over COVID-19 (coronavirus-2019), United Way of Central Georgia has made the difficult decision to suspend the Golden Eagle Awards program. Our day-to-day lives are continuing to change due to government-mandated restrictions to ensure the health and safety of...
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
This week, March 8-14th, United Way of Central Georgia joins thousands of Americans across the country to celebrate the valuable contributions of the AmeriCorps members who pledge to “get things done” for our nation as part of the annual AmeriCorps Week.     “I am proud to be part of AmeriCorps and...
Thursday, March 5, 2020
As we’ve reached the middle of the school year in Central Georgia, United Way of Central Georgia’s READ UNITED program is proud to release our mid-year progress report.    The READ UNITED team kicked off the 2019-2020 school year with the highest number of volunteers ever. The program had 182...
Thursday, February 27, 2020
  United Way of Central Georgia is seeking volunteers for Read Across America Day on March 2nd, also known as Dr. Seuss' birthday. We need at least 100 volunteers to read to students at Bibb County, Houston County, Peach County, Crawford County, and Wilkinson County Elementary Schools. Each...
Monday, February 24, 2020
  Jimmy Carroll hadn't smiled since he was a teenager. Like many, he had his share of troubles in his youth. He suffered from drug addiction after his mother's death, which led to the loss of many of his teeth and even led to a stroke a couple years ago. He's been working to get his life back...
Friday, February 21, 2020
After 42 years, The Telegraph says they are no longer able to keep the longstanding tradition of the Golden Eagle Awards going. In a column published last week, the paper made this announcement along with a plea for a community partner to take over. Upon learning the announcement, United Way of...