The Fourth of July weekend is an exciting weekend of summer that involves family and friends coming together with yummy food, fun outdoor activities, and celebrating America's independence.
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The first day of summer is right around the corner! The Summer Solstice, otherwise known as the Longest Day of the Year, is on June 20th this year, which means the return of longer, sunnier evenings!
Give. Advocate. Volunteer. United Way of Northwest Georgia employees and volunteers alike keep these three words at the top of mind whenever conversation around our mission arises around town. We must always be ready to share our “elevator speech” (or for our community, hallway speech may be more appropriate). We continually remind ourselves and anyone that will listen how important it is to be a cheerleader for this very special community. We all contribute in our own way.
Angie came to the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program when she found herself raising her grandson due to a difficult family situation.
Angie’s past had been very difficult and she, herself, had suffered a great deal of trauma.She did not want her grandson to experience the same hardships that she and her children had in the past.
Today is Mother’s Day. During these unprecedented times, I think we could all use a reason to celebrate the amazing women in our lives!
For many moms, these times have been even more challenging as they have taken on new roles - homeschooling their children, tending to daily household tasks, and for many mothers, also working from home.
Memorial Day is almost upon us once again.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and every year the goal is to fight stigma, provide support, educate the public, and advocate for policies that support people with mental
Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!!
A Message from Joe Young, United Way Board Chair, and Amanda Burt, President
We hope you and your family are doing well and navigating the changes we are all experiencing related to Covid-19.
We wanted to share with you some updates from United Way and our funding in support of Covid-19.