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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
This week, March 8-14th, United Way of Central Georgia joins thousands of Americans across the country to celebrate the valuable contributions of the AmeriCorps members who pledge to “get things done” for our nation as part of the annual AmeriCorps Week.     “I am proud to be part of AmeriCorps and...
Thursday, March 5, 2020
As we’ve reached the middle of the school year in Central Georgia, United Way of Central Georgia’s READ UNITED program is proud to release our mid-year progress report.    The READ UNITED team kicked off the 2019-2020 school year with the highest number of volunteers ever. The program had 182...
Thursday, February 27, 2020
  United Way of Central Georgia is seeking volunteers for Read Across America Day on March 2nd, also known as Dr. Seuss' birthday. We need at least 100 volunteers to read to students at Bibb County, Houston County, Peach County, Crawford County, and Wilkinson County Elementary Schools. Each...
Monday, February 24, 2020
  Jimmy Carroll hadn't smiled since he was a teenager. Like many, he had his share of troubles in his youth. He suffered from drug addiction after his mother's death, which led to the loss of many of his teeth and even led to a stroke a couple years ago. He's been working to get his life back...
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...