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Thursday, August 30, 2018
The United Way of Central Georgia (UWCG) hopes to raise more than $5 million for the third time in its history and break a new fundraising record to support 29 community agencies and program initiatives. UWCG Campaign Chair Larry Brumley announced the $5.1 million target today before more than 400...
Monday, June 4, 2018
Did You Know? That Bibb County schools and the Read United initiative seek willing volunteers to mentor children in improving their reading skills. The program is called "Summer Opportunities" and it takes place in three elementary schools open for summer classes: Southfield Elementary, Veterans...
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Did You Know? Macon, Ga. – United Way of Central Georgia (UWCG) has launched Pink Promise United, a new initiative that will provide breast cancer awareness, education, and screening mammograms for women with the fewest resources who are uninsured, under-insured, low-income and unable to access...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Did You Know? United Way of Central Georgia (UWCG) announced today that it has been selected by the AARP Foundation to participate in a national impact evaluation study. The evaluation will examine whether small group tutoring administered by senior-citizen volunteer tutors is an effective model...
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...