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Friday, February 21, 2020
  After 42 years, The Telegraph says they are no longer able to keep the longstanding tradition of the Golden Eagle Awards going. In a column published last week, the paper made this announcement along with a plea for a community partner to take over. Upon learning the announcement, United Way of...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
  Not only were there experts on hand to answer questions about breastfeeding, dental care, and more at our first ever Baby Care Boot Camp, but we were able to send all the pregnant moms home with a bassinet! Safe sleep for babies is so important and a flat, bare environment provided by a bassinet...
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
January 31st marked Earned Income Tax Awareness (EITC) Day. The EITC is a federal tax credit for low to moderate income working families and individuals. It’s designed to encourage and reward work, offset federal payroll and income taxes, and raise living standards. United Way of Central Georgia,...
Monday, January 27, 2020
United Way of Central Georgia is announcing “Baby Care Boot Camp” to be held from 11:30 am-1:30 pm on Thursday, January 30th at King-Danforth Boys & Girls Club at 1301 Shurling Drive in Macon. The event will feature local experts offering a free crash course on the early stages of parenting...
Thursday, January 23, 2020
United Way of Central Georgia is excited to announce the return of two local locations providing free tax filing services to those with moderate to low incomes: Elaine Lucas Senior Center and Family Investment Center.   Openings and hours: Elaine Lucas Senior Center- Jan 27th-April 10th M: 12 pm...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Macon, GA— 1/21/2020 — United Way of Central Georgia initiative, READ UNITED, has been working with the Bibb County School District to improve literacy in Central Georgia schools by bringing our children up to third grade reading level. It’s been a promising journey as 89% of Bibb County third...
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
"All actions we take either make it better or worse and this is an opppurtunity to make it better," said Dr. Curtis Jones, Bibb County School Superintendent. It was another sensational year for Bibb County School District. This year, the team ran their highest campaign ever and surpassed their...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
United Way of Central Georgia hosted the 12th Annual Jeff Smith United Way Auto Raffle and Telethon January 9th and 10th.   We want to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers, ticket buyers, 13 WMAZ and Jeff Smith Automotive for making this possible every year. This year, we raised $114,485 to help...