Our Work

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Together, we impacted 59,671 children, youth, adults, and elderly in 2016. United Way of Northwest Georgia fights for the education, basic needs, and health of every person in our community. United, we are committed to improving lives. United, we are working to make real lasting change by focusing on the building blocks of good life: education, basic needs, and health. It takes everyone in the community working together to create a brighter future.

  • Education: Get kids ready for kindergarten, reading at grade level by 3rd grade, and graduating on time with skills to be career and life-ready.

  • Basic Needs: Reduce the long term need for food, housing, and utility assistance through life skills education and financial counseling.

  • Health: Support prevention services so youth and adults are healthy and avoid risky behaviors.