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Thursday, November 3, 2022
Hosted by Macon-Bibb Parks and Recreation Department, UWCG's Birdies for Brookdale Golf Tournament returns for its second year on Saturday, November 12th at Historic Bowden Golf Course (3111 Millerfield Road) with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. Funds…
Monday, October 24, 2022
United Way of Central Georgia is committed to improving early childhood education and grade level reading through community partnerships and volunteers. Volunteers are needed for Read for the Record on October 27th! Read for the Record celebrates…
Monday, October 24, 2022
United Way of Central Georgia has hired Reverend Dr. Jake Hall as the Executive Director of its newest initiative, United to End Homelessness. In this role, Dr. Hall will lead the effort to develop, coordinate, and implement a comprehensive strategy…
Monday, October 24, 2022
United Way of Central Georgia’s United to End Homelessness initiative is immediately beginning its work to bring together providers of homelessness support services, engaged community members, government agencies, and others to begin developing a…
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…