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Monday, January 15, 2018
Did You Know? That the Americorps VISTA program in Central Georgia recruited over 1,500 volunteers and helped over 5,600 people from 2013-2017. That means attacking poverty by helping kids get a better education. Here's the report.
Monday, August 21, 2017
Motivational speaker and former college football coach Bill Curry will headline United Way of Central Georgia’s Campaign Kickoff Luncheon. The annual event happens Thursday, August 24 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Mercer University’s Hawkins Arena. Doors open at 11:30. Curry draws from his career as a...
Monday, July 10, 2017
Macon (July 10, 2017) – Community champion and Macon sports icon Jaime Kaplan has joined the United Way of Central Georgia (UWCG) to build and deepen relationships with major individual donors. As Director of Philanthropy, Kaplan’s primary focus will be to nurture connections and further develop...
Monday, July 3, 2017
Milledgeville, GA (June 21, 2017) – The United Way of Central Georgia and Americorps Vista donated books to dozens of kids in Baldwin and Jones counties. The reading initiative to encourage those children to continue learning while school is out was part of United Way’s national Day of Action...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
August 31, 2016 - Experience Corps is an intergenerational volunteer-based tutoring program helping children improve their reading literacy and confidence. Tutoring can have a positive effect not only on the student, but on the volunteer and community as well. If you desire to help the children of...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
August 31, 2016 - Read2Succeed is a tutor-based program, dedicated to helping kindergarten through third grade students improve their reading skills. This program is open to volunteers ages 18 and older. From September to April, the volunteer will tutor one hour a week. This will not only benefit...
Thursday, April 21, 2016
April 20, 2016 - Central Georgia – United Way of Central Georgia is excited to announce the expansion of their KickStart Reading Initiative.  This initiative will serve eight Central Georgia counties, with more than 15,000 new books be given to elementary students. As part of KickStart Reading,...