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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
  United Way of Central Georgia, alongside Mike and Nancy Kaplan, parents of the late Merrie Kaplan, unveiled ‘The MERRIE Christmas Project’ in Merrie’s love for Christmas. The 45-year old Macon woman, Merrie Kaplan, was born with a rare genetic condition, Williams syndrome. Fitting to her name,...
Monday, September 16, 2019
  United Way of Central Georgia hopes to “Toss out Breast Cancer” with the first ever PINK PROMISE UNITED Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, October 5th at Black Field at Mercer University followed by the 2nd Annual Pink Out Mercer Football Game that evening. The double elimination cornhole...
Monday, August 19, 2019
School is back in session across central Georgia and Read United grade-level reading initiative kicks off its fifth year with central Georgia schools in just a couple weeks. Read United is aimed at improving youth literacy in central Georgia from birth to eight years old. Volunteers with Read...
Friday, August 9, 2019
  United Way of Central Georgia announced the largest campaign goal in it’s history. This year, the Board of Trustees hopes to raise $5.2 million to disrupt the cycle of family poverty in central Georgia. The previous fundraising record was set last year at $5,139,778. UWCG announced the goal at...
Friday, August 2, 2019
Macon, GA— 8/2/2019 — United Way of Central Georgia unveiled the 2019 100 Most Generous Workplaces in Central Georgia. This Top 100 listing includes philanthropic contributions from organizations and their employees to the United Way workforce campaign. Through corporate and employee sponsorships...
Thursday, July 11, 2019
United Way of Central Georgia hosted the first ever Day of Action in Macon on June 29, 2019. Nearly 400 volunteers from across Central Georgia joined in the effort to help almost 900 families. The event was centered at LH Williams Elementary School in the Pleasant Hill neighborhood, but was part of...
Friday, March 22, 2019
Macon, GA— 3/8/2019 — The United Way of Central Georgia (UWCG) announced the largest campaign results ever at the 2019 Annual Awards Luncheon at Cary W. Martin Conference Center at Houston Health Pavilion in Warner Robins on Friday, March 8th. This past year’s campaign raised $5,139,778. The...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Meet Ade Oguntoye and Cindy Hill He a program fellow at the Annie E. Casey Foundation in Atlanta. She's director of the Pine Pointe Hospice in Macon. Together they give a message of our connection to those in poverty and why our help is multifaceted. They attended this month's "Out of Poverty Into...