United Way sets $275,000 goal - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

United Way sets $275,000 goal

August 24, 2004

Tifton- The United Way of South Central Georgia kicked off it's annual fundraising campaign Tuesday.

The organization supports 22 local agencies including the American Red Cross and Meals on Wheels.

"Any amount helps so much. The easiest way for me to do it is a payroll deduction, a dollar a week and you don't miss that dollar a week, but it helps so many people in the community," says Campaign Chair Carla Cooper.

"We can't continue our mission without the donations of individuals and organizations here in our community," adds President Chris Efaw.

The United Way of South Central Georgia serves six counties. Its fundraising campaign will run until December 1st.

Posted at 5:20 PM by elaine.armstrong@walb.com

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • 'Teacher of the Year' honored at Harper Elementary

    'Teacher of the Year' honored at Harper Elementary

    Friday, March 24 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-03-24 22:38:54 GMT
    (Source:WALB)(Source:WALB)

    A Thomasville teacher received a big surprise on Friday at Harper Elementary School. Kelly Ellis, a third grade teacher, was honored as teacher of the year. 

    More >>

    A Thomasville teacher received a big surprise on Friday at Harper Elementary School. Kelly Ellis, a third grade teacher, was honored as teacher of the year. 

    More >>
  • Parent speaks out about bus driver DUI arrest

    Parent speaks out about bus driver DUI arrest

    Friday, March 24 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-03-24 22:37:37 GMT
    (Source:WALB)(Source:WALB)

    A mother said she was outraged to learn that a Lowndes County bus driver was arrested for a DUI. This comes after Amanda Mullinax was arrested Tuesday afternoon for a DUI, while driving a school bus full of students.

    More >>

    A mother said she was outraged to learn that a Lowndes County bus driver was arrested for a DUI. This comes after Amanda Mullinax was arrested Tuesday afternoon for a DUI, while driving a school bus full of students.

    More >>
  • BioBlitz invites kids of all ages to meet animals native to South Georgia

    BioBlitz invites kids of all ages to meet animals native to South Georgia

    Friday, March 24 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-03-24 22:29:06 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    This weekend is all about wildlife for many families across South Georgia, thanks to a BioBlitz. The event at the Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm invites kids and adults alike to survey the land for native species.

    More >>

    This weekend is all about wildlife for many families across South Georgia, thanks to a BioBlitz. The event at the Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm invites kids and adults alike to survey the land for native species.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly