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Thursday, September 22, 2022
In 2015, Horace Holmes, Jr. joined United Way of Central Georgia. We spoke with him about his role in providing hope to people seeking assistance from United Way.    What does a typical day at United Way look like for you?  I wear many hats at UWCG…
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Veronica Benitez contacted the 2-1-1 help line to find diapers and found that United Way of Central Georgia offers a variety of family services.  "It took me awhile to call, but when I received a response from United Way, it was just so friendly,…
Daniel Charles
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
United Way of Central Georgia is proud to announce that Daniel Charles, the program supervisor for Parents as Teachers, has been named the Georgia Home Visiting Supervisor of the Year. Daniel was selected from nearly 40 home visiting programs in the…
Thursday, July 14, 2022
United Way of Central Georgia's commitment to disrupting the cycle of family poverty starts at birth. Children born into poverty have greater odds of not being ready for school than children not born into poverty. Our Parents as Teachers program…
Dr. Sherri Flagg
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Read United is United Way of Central Georgia's comprehensive literacy program that combines school-based tutoring with a structured tutoring model built on volunteerism. Dr. Sherri Flagg became involved in UWCG's Read United program as a volunteer…
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
What is the connection between reading at grade level by 3rd grade and graduating high school? Reading proficiency by third grade is the most important predictor of high school graduation and career success. It is estimated that two-thirds of…
Burdell-Hunt School Unveiling
Friday, June 17, 2022
  What is a Community School? We get asked this question often. A Community School serves as a hub for the community by providing a rigorous and relevant educational program that is integrated with family and community involvement. Currently, there…
Thursday, June 16, 2022
  Kids with an involved father are twice as likely to go to college and find stable employment after high school. Fathers are a vital part of breaking the cycle of family poverty in our community. UWCG's Parents as Teachers program celebrated the…
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Governor Brian P. Kemp announced on Monday, May 16, 2022, that more than $415 million will be awarded from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) program, a part of the American Rescue Plan to help Georgians, businesses, non-…