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Tuesday, February 23, 2021
United Way of Central Georgia is seeking virtual volunteers for Read Across America Day on March 2nd. Although volunteering on Read Across America Day will look a bit different this year, the importance of spreading the love of reading is the same as always. In the past, volunteers have visited...
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
United Way of Central Georgia is excited to announce the return of three local locations providing free tax filing services to those with moderate to low incomes: Centenary United Methodist Church and the Family Investment Center in Macon and the GA VECTR Center in Warner Robins.   Openings and...
Friday, January 22, 2021
Macon-Bibb County Government, United Way of Central Georgia, and other organizations throughout the community will gather (socially-distant) Monday, January 25th at 10 am at Macon-Bibb County government Chambers to announce and celebrate two very generous donations to the Brookdale Warming Center...
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Z Beans Coffee announced today that they will be hosting a profit share event across all Macon locations (Mercer Village, Cotton Ave. and Coliseum) on Friday, December 18, 2020 in which 10% of all profits for the day will be split between the Otis Redding Foundation and the Merrie Christmas Project...
Monday, December 14, 2020
United Way of Central Georgia is excited to spread joy throughout Central Georgia through The Merrie Christmas Project for a second year. In 2019, hundreds of families benefited from the generous donations that poured into Central Georgia to make The Merrie Christmas Project a reality. Families in...
Monday, November 30, 2020
  United Way of Central Georgia is excited to announce a new initiative designed to ensure that every child, regardless of income, will have access to books.  Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library (DPIL) is a book gifting program that provides free books each month to children from birth to five...
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
United Way of Central Georgia is pleased to announce several opportunities to give support to The Merrie Christmas Project. For the second consecutive holiday season, UWCG and two local businesses have partnered to create holiday items and gifts to sell under The Merrie Christmas Project label. The...
Monday, November 16, 2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act temporarily allows taxpayers to donate up to $300 to charity and deduct that from their 2020 taxable income. In the past (and including 2019 Federal Income Taxes), charitable contribution tax deductions have only been permitted by those...