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Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Did You Know? Mercer University honored the student body for receiving United Way of Central Georgia's top volunteering award. A banner now hangs in the Connell Student Center from a railing of the second floor lobby.  The award they won is the Lt. Randy Parker Memorial Volunteer of the Year,...
Friday, March 30, 2018
Did You Know?   Field crews have laid down much needed sod on the historic fields at Tom Fontaine Park in Macon. The Scotts Company LLC (Scotts) and Major League Baseball (MLB) awarded a $50,000 grant to the United Way of Central Georgia to refurbish one field, and the Atlanta Braves took...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Did You Know?   That after-school programs for students in Baldwin and Jones counties are powered by the Boys & Girls Club of Baldwin and Jones Counties. The agency reports that two-thirds of the parents who have their children enrolled in the after-school program are in the lower-income...
Monday, March 12, 2018
A former teacher, Doretha Calhoun, has returned to her school and the classroom to volunteer as a literacy mentor through the AARP Foundation. This program boosts a student's ability to read, getting them ready to excel in school. Are you ready to volunteer? Click the button to learn how.
Friday, March 9, 2018
Did You Know?   GEICO’s Regional Office in Macon raised $1.13 million during its 2017-18 United Way of Central Georgia (UWCG) fundraising campaign. For the fifth time in a row, the company has shattered the $1 million mark and for the 13th straight year it will lead the region in corporate UWCG...
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Volunteering has a reward for both the recipient and the volunteer. Paul Baker, general manager of The Shoppes at River Crossing, found a connection with the Read United program and has found joy in being a mentor. Hear his story and think about volunteering yourself.
Friday, March 2, 2018
Did You Know? That the developmentally disabled have gotten a hand up from the Houston County Association for Exceptional Citizens since 1954. Today the agency serves Bibb, Houston and Peach counties and, as a Warner Robins-based service, the Robins Air Force Base. With the Happy Hour Service...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Did You Know? Since 2005, the Houston County Volunteer Medical Clinic has given free health care to more than 1,400 patients. The clinic aims to give primary care to uninsured people of Houston County who, as the agency reports, "fall through the cracks of the health care system and have nowhere...