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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Did You Know? The United Way of Central Georgia, powered by support from the Atlanta Braves, has been awarded a field refurbishment grant to rehabilitate the two historic fields at Tom Fontaine Park. The Scotts Company LLC (Scotts) and Major League Baseball (MLB) awarded a $50,000 grant to...
Monday, February 12, 2018
Did You Know? The Campus Clubs reached a new high in students using its after-school and summer enrichment programs. More than 220 students participated with the biggest increase in middle school and high school children.    The Campus Clubs staff reported that 7 years ago, about 30 kids used the...
Monday, February 12, 2018
The spectacular Track & Field legend Jackie Joyner-Kersee came to Central Georgia in support of one of our partner organizations - Boys and Girls Club of Central Georgia. She paid a visit to the United Way staff and gave her thoughts on why volunteerism matters and how doing volunteer work...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Did You Know? In 2017 Meals on Wheels of Middle Georgia served nearly 1,200 people meals in Bibb, Crawford, Jones and Monroe counties. The agency is the only one in the Bibb County region that serves up hot meals for those in need. Its mission: Improve its clients nutrition, lessen loneliness and...
Friday, February 2, 2018
Did You Know? Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Heart of Georgia matched about 330 children with mentors. The agency reports that 85 percent of those kids stayed in the relationship for a year A third of that agency's budget comes from your donations to the United Way of Central Georgia....
Monday, January 29, 2018
Did You Know? About 95 percent of students in Milledgeville-Baldwin County achieved enough to move to the next grade in 2016-17 thanks to the Community in Schools program in that area. More than 500 students in the program were evaluated. The Communities In Schools mission is to "surround students...
Friday, January 26, 2018
Did You Know? In 2016-17, the Crisis Line & Safe House of Central Georgia connected with more than 5,700 people who participated in sexual assault prevention programs and awareness activities. The Crisis Line reports that their mission is "ensuring victims can make informed decision(s) about...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Did You Know? The Macon Volunteer Clinic evaluated and treated 5,800 patients in 2016-17. Those patients received services from primary medical care to outpatient surgery. The clinic provides free medical and dental care to uninsured adult Bibb County residents who live at or below 200% of the...