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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...
Monday, January 6, 2020
Maurio Houser is a veteran and father of six. When he returned to the United States after his time in the Army, the transition to civilian life was rough. When he couldn't make enough money to feed his family, he turned to selling drugs on the streets. He learned a lot of lessons the hard way,...
Thursday, December 19, 2019
335 children. 157 adults. 492 people in our community who will have a brighter Christmas because of The Merrie Christmas Project.  
Monday, December 16, 2019
Sunday, December 15th, the Mercer women’s basketball team hosted the Clemson Tigers at Hawkins Arena at Mercer University. Fans who brought a teddy bear (or other stuffed animal) to the game got free admission to the game as part of a fundraiser for United Way of Central Georgia. At halftime, fans...
Monday, December 9, 2019
Effective immediately, United Way of Central Georgia will assume management and operational responsibility for Family Counseling Center of Central Georgia. The relationship dates to 1957 when United Way of Central Georgia and the Junior League started FCC. Over the years, Family Counseling Center...
Monday, December 9, 2019
United Way of Central Georgia and the Gibson Family/ Glad Rags Foundation hosted the 10th Annual Glad Rags Roaring 20’s Golf Tournament Friday, December 6th at the beautiful Club at River Forest in Forsyth, Georgia. Proceeds from the tournament will support Central Georgia families in need during...