September 2022
Reimagining Housing in Central GA
Will Johnston of the MicroLife Institute joins us on this episode of the Pulse to discuss alternative housing options.
Daniel Charles Named Georgia's Home Visiting Supervisor of the Year
UWCG President & CEO George McCanless described Daniel as a bolt of electricity with an intense stream of compassion for others. " Throughout the past several years, Daniel’s leadership has been pivotal to our program’s success," McCanless said.
Mercer Kicks Off Their Annual Campaign at Penfield Hall!
Mercer's United Way campaign plays an important role in its tradition of serving others. Our community would not be the same without your support! Thank you for partnering with us to improve the lives of local families and individuals.
From Help to Hope: Meet Pastor Holmes
In 2015, Horace Holmes, Jr. joined United Way of Central Georgia. We spoke with him about his role in providing hope to people seeking assistance from United Way. "I enjoy providing information, resources, opportunities, and hope to individuals."
Breaking Language Barriers
"Our community needs to see that we care about them and understand their realities. One way we do that is by having dual language parent educators who look like the communities we serve," said UWCG Parents as Teachers Supervisor, Daniel Charles.
Brews for Brookdale at Fall Line Brewing Co.
Fall Line Brewing Co. is partnering with Brookdale Resource Center for a Brews for Brookdale event. You're invited to Fall Line on September 28th at 5:30PM to learn more about Brookdale's work to end homelessness in our community. Fall Line will donate15% of the sales from the event to Brookdale. Tell your friends!
"Brookdale is a huge resource for our community and we are proud to partner with them as our first Non-Profit of the Month. The heartbeat of Fall Line lies within the people, places, history, and culture of Macon, GA. That heartbeat makes everything we do here at Fall Line possible, and inspires us to use our momentum for something even bigger than us. We're excited to support our friends at the Brookdale Resource Center and look forward to all of the great things they will continue to accomplish in the future.” - Kaitlynn Kressin, Owner
UWCG Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Learn more about our Birth through Eight initiatives and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on Oct. 13, 2022, at Usher's Temple in Fort Valley, GA. Our team will be onsite to provide information about United Way's programs for families with children under 5 from 10am -12pm. 
Read for the Record is Back!
Together with our community partners, United Way is working to improve grade level reading and early childhood education. Come read Nigel and the Moon with us on October 27th! Volunteers will read to 1-2 classes at a school of their choosing. Available shifts are 10:00-11:00 and 11:00-12:00 at each location.
Join the Conversation #UnitedforCentralGA #UnitedStartsWithYOU #Unitedfor100
On September 21st, we had a great time at Geico's Charity Fair! We always appreciate the opportunity to share our impact and resources with the community especially at one of Central Georgia's Most Generous Workplaces!
We aim to disrupt the cycle of poverty by investing in education and youth success, economic mobility, health, and basic needs. YOU! can help us strengthen our Central Georgia communities. Change only happens when we UNITE.
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!