MAY 2022
United Way of Central Georgia Awarded $4.4M from Negative Economic Impact Fund
UWCG's flagship reading intervention and tutoring program, Read United, was awarded $722,729 to improve third grade reading proficiency and reduce educational disparities in the region. Brookdale Resource Center was awarded $3,741,517 to increase its capacity to serve people experiencing homelessness.
The most successful ACE Classic Yet!
This year's ACE Classic was a tremendous success! In partnership with Butler Auto Group and our generous community, we raised over $200,000 for mammogram screenings and readings for women with the fewest resources who are uninsured, underinsured, low-income, and unable to receive care. Early detection saves lives!
45th Golden Eagle Award Winners Soar at The Grand  
Since United Way of Central Georgia took over the Golden Eagle Awards from The Telegraph in 2020, we have only been able to honor these outstanding students virtually. However, this year we were able to celebrate their achievements together at the historic Grand Opera House. 
Thank you, Twiggs County Schools!
Twiggs County Public Schools raised over $9,000 from their United Way of Central Georgia workplace campaign! The funds will go towards Read United which has benefitted over 100 children at Jeffersonville Elementary School since last year!
Continuation of Funding for The Basics
The Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy and the Get Georgia Reading Campaign recently released its 2022 Collective Impact Grant initiative awardees. The Basics, a program of United Way of Central Georgia, was awarded $10,000 to continue its mission of bolstering brain development for children from birth to age 3.
Small Businesses are Doing Something Very Big in our Community...
Small businesses have the power to change communities. If you're ready to invest in a better community, join the movement. For only a $1 a day, or $365 a year, businesses like yours can improve the lives of local children and families. 
NOW - JULY 19, 2022
Don't stop now! Only 60 more days to join the movement. Join us in our 100 miles in 100 days challenge!
June 18, 2022
Mark your calendars and gather your team for June 18th! Day of Action is UWCG's annual day of volunteering throughout Central Georgia. This year we plan to focus on community clean-up and food security.
Join the Conversation
Our Community Schools United team, along with community leaders and members, unveiled Burdell-Hunt Elementary Magnet School's new marquee sign. UWCG's Community Schools United program centers public schools as hubs for communities and combines a rigorous, relevant educational program with extended learning opportunities, family and community engagement, and an infusion of social services. #UnitedforCentralGA
When we Live United, more students succeed, more neighbors achieve financial stability and more families lead healthy, productive lives.
For 100 years, United Way of Central Georgia (UWCG) has been a leader and trusted partner in improving lives and changing the trajectory of communities. Contact us today!