United Way of Southwest Georgia

United Way of Southwest Georgia On a mission to unite and engage our communities by improving quality of life through education, financial stability, and health in southwest Georgia.

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Early mornings on the campaign trail and we’re excited to make a difference together with our UPS family!  Thank you to ...
09/25/2021

Early mornings on the campaign trail and we’re excited to make a difference together with our UPS family! Thank you to the airport team for #LivingUnited and special shout-out to Campaign Ambassador, Andrew Spurlin for coordinating our visit to share on current impact in SWGA!
#RisetotheMoment #ReimagineCommunity #UnitedWaySWGA

Don’t miss this! ➡️ As we look toward a brighter tomorrow and reimagine what our community could be, United Way invites ...
09/23/2021

Don’t miss this! ➡️ As we look toward a brighter tomorrow and reimagine what our community could be, United Way invites you to join us as the Georgia Systemic Change Alliance releases a roadmap for systemic policy change, racial justice and network-building.

Our own Special Projects Manager, Ashley Williams will provide an in-depth overview of the challenges that have been overcome, strides that have been made, and the amazing initiatives that are to come through our diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts here in Albany.

We hope to see you there! Please register in advance: https://psequity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_s7iLhRDlTnG1u-f32MgYJQ

Today is #RepYourCollegeDay2021! College is more than a dream; it's a plan! For more info on applying for college, finan...
09/22/2021

Today is #RepYourCollegeDay2021! College is more than a dream; it's a plan! For more info on applying for college, financial aid, and all things related to higher education contact our partners at GEAR UP Dougherty! #LiveUnited #Reimagine #College #GearUp #UnitedWay

We’re excited about our new partnership with the Albany Technical College Environmental Horticulture program! Today, stu...
09/21/2021

We’re excited about our new partnership with the Albany Technical College Environmental Horticulture program! Today, students began a project to clean up and revamp the landscape of our office building! This project will not only enhance the building’s curb appeal, but also provide a hands on learning experience for students! #PowerInPartnerships #Reimagine #Community #LiveUnited #SWGAStrong

Need help? Turn to 211 for information and support—whether financial, domestic, health or disaster-related. 211 is a fre...
09/20/2021

Need help? Turn to 211 for information and support—whether financial, domestic, health or disaster-related. 211 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline and website that connects people of all ages and from all communities to the essential health and human services they need, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. #LiveUnited #SWGA #211 #Reimagine #Community

Need help? Turn to 211 for information and support—whether financial, domestic, health or disaster-related. 211 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline and website that connects people of all ages and from all communities to the essential health and human services they need, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. #LiveUnited #SWGA #211 #Reimagine #Community

Through our partnership with Strive2Thrive, we’re impacting the lives of countless Southwest Georgians on the road to fi...
09/17/2021
Strive2Thrive Participant gets New House, Job, and Car with Financial Management Skills

Through our partnership with Strive2Thrive, we’re impacting the lives of countless Southwest Georgians on the road to financial stability. Check out this inspiring story by WALB News 10 of how one “Thriver” obtained a new house, job, and car with skills learned through the program! Thanks to all of our stakeholders for your continued support in our efforts to #Reimagine a better future for our community! #LiveUnited #PowerInPartnerships #SouthwestGeorgia

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This month we’re partnering with GEAR UP Dougherty to host a book club discussion for families of Dougherty County Schoo...
09/15/2021

This month we’re partnering with GEAR UP Dougherty to host a book club discussion for families of Dougherty County School System 9th and 10th graders. This is a great way to learn how to manage your day-to-day money without the hassle!! Be sure to RSVP with [email protected] or 229-883-6700 ext 29.
#UnitedWay #LiveUnited #Reimagine #BuildingABetterAlbany #AlbanyGa #DoughertyCounty #Georgia

This month we’re partnering with GEAR UP Dougherty to host a book club discussion for families of Dougherty County School System 9th and 10th graders. This is a great way to learn how to manage your day-to-day money without the hassle!! Be sure to RSVP with [email protected] or 229-883-6700 ext 29.
#UnitedWay #LiveUnited #Reimagine #BuildingABetterAlbany #AlbanyGa #DoughertyCounty #Georgia

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09/10/2021

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The best way to protect your kids is to keep them covered. Medicaid and CHIP programs offer free or low-cost health coverage that cover doctor’s visits, hospital stays, prescriptions and more. Call 211 to find out more.

The Emory Prevention Research Center invites you to a free training webinar:Program Planning Part 2: Program design and ...
09/09/2021

The Emory Prevention Research Center invites you to a free training webinar:

Program Planning Part 2: Program design and implementation

Learn how to find evidence-based interventions, apply theory to your program design, create a logic model to guide program planning and evaluation, and develop a workplan and budget.

Friday, September 10th, 10-11:30 via Zoom.

Register here, space is limited: https://bit.ly/3s5k2Mo

The Emory Prevention Research Center invites you to a free training webinar:

Program Planning Part 2: Program design and implementation

Learn how to find evidence-based interventions, apply theory to your program design, create a logic model to guide program planning and evaluation, and develop a workplan and budget.

Friday, September 10th, 10-11:30 via Zoom.

Register here, space is limited: https://bit.ly/3s5k2Mo

United Way is excited to partner with Mrs. Victoria Phoenix to bring the Connections Matter/ Play Your A.C.E. training t...
09/09/2021

United Way is excited to partner with Mrs. Victoria Phoenix to bring the Connections Matter/ Play Your A.C.E. training to a virtual platform. This training is being offered at no cost and will be held on September 9 & 10, from 6:30-9:30 pm. If you would like to attend the training, please register at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/X7HC7V2. CEUs will be provided upon completion. We look forward to seeing you there! #ResilientSWGA #ResilientGA

Join our partners, GCAPP and Family Literacy Connection as they engage with community leaders across the region for an i...
09/08/2021

Join our partners, GCAPP and Family Literacy Connection as they engage with community leaders across the region for an important event about the overall health and well-being of young people in southwest Georgia. Please don’t miss this! To register, visit: https://www.gcapp.org/event/community-conversation-southwest-ga/

Join our partners, GCAPP and Family Literacy Connection as they engage with community leaders across the region for an important event about the overall health and well-being of young people in southwest Georgia. Please don’t miss this! To register, visit: https://www.gcapp.org/event/community-conversation-southwest-ga/

09/08/2021

SUPPORT FOR OUR SENIOR ADULTS! In an effort to ensure senior adults (60 years old and above) in the Albany, Georgia area are receiving food resources, food boxes (rice, beans, canned goods, etc...) will be delivered to the homes of our seniors.
If you know someone (parents, neighbors, friends, co-workers 60 and above) in need of food resources, please register their information in this link bit.ly/SeniorAdultFoodDelivery
or call 229-435-0562.
After completing the information request, please notify the senior in need because they will receive a call before the team arrives Saturday, September 18th between 1pm and 3pm.
Please like and share.

Our office will be closed today in observance of Labor Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 7...
09/06/2021

Our office will be closed today in observance of Labor Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 7th.

Our office will be closed today in observance of Labor Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 7th.

Repost from @unitedway•Due to #HurricaneIda🌀, several communities in Louisiana and surrounding regions are in need of im...
09/01/2021

Repost from @unitedway

Due to #HurricaneIda🌀, several communities in Louisiana and surrounding regions are in need of immediate support. 🦺

Financial support is what is needed urgently at this time as they organize on the ground and gather resources. Please consider donating to help. 💛

https://www.unitedway.org/recovery/hurricane-ida

📷: @SunHerald

Today’s the last day to visit Melted a grilled cheese shoppe and help us make a difference in Southwest Georgia by addin...
08/31/2021

Today’s the last day to visit Melted a grilled cheese shoppe and help us make a difference in Southwest Georgia by adding cookies to your order! Thanks to everyone who has donated and to MELTED a grilled cheese shoppe for choosing us as this month’s #CookiesForCharity recipient! #LiveUnited #ReimagineAlbany #UnitedWaySWGA

Today’s the last day to visit Melted a grilled cheese shoppe and help us make a difference in Southwest Georgia by adding cookies to your order! Thanks to everyone who has donated and to MELTED a grilled cheese shoppe for choosing us as this month’s #CookiesForCharity recipient! #LiveUnited #ReimagineAlbany #UnitedWaySWGA

08/30/2021

We are currently assisting Dougherty County families with rent and mortgage payments. If you or someone you know needs assistance, please call 229-436-7707. #NVCD #AlbanyStrong

08/27/2021

Repost from @unitedway

When times get dark, we can’t see the help that’s around us. When you don’t know where to turn, let 211 be your guiding light. 💡 Our guides are ready to connect you with the help you deserve. Call 211 or visit 211.org. 💛 #Team211

Got a sweet tooth and need a fix? Satisfy your hunger and sweet tooth at @melted_restaurant!  Add cookies to your order ...
08/26/2021

Got a sweet tooth and need a fix? Satisfy your hunger and sweet tooth at @melted_restaurant! Add cookies to your order all month to help support United Way community impact agencies like our partners at @libertyhousedv and @_openarmsinc! #CookiesForCharity #LiveUnited #SWGAStrong #ReimagineAlbany #ReimagineSWGA

Got a sweet tooth and need a fix? Satisfy your hunger and sweet tooth at @melted_restaurant! Add cookies to your order all month to help support United Way community impact agencies like our partners at @libertyhousedv and @_openarmsinc! #CookiesForCharity #LiveUnited #SWGAStrong #ReimagineAlbany #ReimagineSWGA

08/24/2021

Our Parents As Teachers Program is enrolling now!! This program is FREE and designed to help parents/guardians learn about their child's development among other things. Each family is provided a certified Parent Educator that completes monthly visits and provide different activities that you can do with your children. Great incentives are given monthly!! So exciting!! Join today!!!

Did you miss hours or lose your job due to COVID? Was your business shut down for weeks? Even if you are back at work, i...
08/23/2021

Did you miss hours or lose your job due to COVID? Was your business shut down for weeks? Even if you are back at work, if you are behind in your rent, you may qualify for eviction prevention assistance. Please call 2-1-1 or 229-883-6700 if you are experiencing issues.

Did you miss hours or lose your job due to COVID? Was your business shut down for weeks? Even if you are back at work, if you are behind in your rent, you may qualify for eviction prevention assistance. Please call 2-1-1 or 229-883-6700 if you are experiencing issues.

Back to school lists aren’t complete without #Puffs tissue!  Thanks to our Procter &Gamble, Albany Ga. family for donati...
08/20/2021

Back to school lists aren’t complete without #Puffs tissue! Thanks to our Procter &Gamble, Albany Ga. family for donating SEVEN pallets of tissue to help support high-needs classrooms in Dougherty County! A special shout-out to Sherwood Church’s Hope Center & Family Literacy Connection for assisting with the pickup and delivery. Together, we’re stronger! #StufftheBus #ReimagineCommunity #ReimagineUnitedWay #LiveUnited

Another great training yesterday held at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany in partnership with Play Your A.C.E. trainer, ...
08/20/2021

Another great training yesterday held at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany in partnership with Play Your A.C.E. trainer, @Victoria ImagoDei Phoenix! We are continuously working to provide awareness and mitigate the negative effects A.C.E.S. may have on our community. Also, please take a look at this great article from the Albany Herald with Victoria discussing the importance of developing healthy connections and the goals and objectives of the Connections Matter training. https://www.albanyherald.com/local/resilient-ga-united-way-offer-trauma-informed-training/article_08e475ba-fcf8-11eb-8f26-cfaea5227bd7.html. #ResilientSWGA #ReimagineResilience #ReimagineCommunity #ReimagineSWGA #ReimagineUnitedWay

Satisfy your hunger and sweet tooth at Melted a grilled cheese shoppe!  Add cookies to your order all month to help supp...
08/17/2021

Satisfy your hunger and sweet tooth at Melted a grilled cheese shoppe! Add cookies to your order all month to help support United Way community impact agencies like SOWEGA Council on Aging and Strive 2 Thrive! #CookiesForCharity #LiveUnited #SWGAStrong #ReimagineAlbany #ReimagineSWGA

Did you know that 3 out of 5 Georgians have experienced significant childhood trauma? United Way is working to prevent a...
08/16/2021

Did you know that 3 out of 5 Georgians have experienced significant childhood trauma? United Way is working to prevent and mitigate the effects of ACES in Southwest GA. Join us for a virtual training of Connections Matter/ Play Your A.C.E. on August 20th where you can learn about the importance of fostering and building caring relationships to support healthy brain development at any age. The virtual training will be from 9am-4pm with scheduled breaks and lunch throughout. CEUs are provided. If you or anyone in your organization would like to attend, please register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/C7FD8VL.

Sponsored through the Resilient Georgia grant, we are able to offer this training free of cost and all are welcome to attend.

#StuffTheBus donations keep rolling in! Special thanks to TC Transcontinental and the We Care Committee of dedicated emp...
08/13/2021

#StuffTheBus donations keep rolling in! Special thanks to TC Transcontinental and the We Care Committee of dedicated employees who work hard to assist with the community’s needs and to increase employee morale.

As the COVID-19 situation unfolds in our nation, people's pocketbooks have been hit harder than ever. The United Way of ...
08/12/2021

As the COVID-19 situation unfolds in our nation, people's pocketbooks have been hit harder than ever. The United Way of Southwest Georgia wants to help.

If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills, or other essential services, dial 2-1-1 or visit 211.org. #211 #LiveUnited #Reimagine #SWGAStrong #UnitedWeFightUnitedWeWin

As the COVID-19 situation unfolds in our nation, people's pocketbooks have been hit harder than ever. The United Way of Southwest Georgia wants to help.

If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills, or other essential services, dial 2-1-1 or visit 211.org. #211 #LiveUnited #Reimagine #SWGAStrong #UnitedWeFightUnitedWeWin

Still on the fence about COVID-19 vaccinations? Here’s more info to help you make a better informed decision. Find out m...
08/11/2021

Still on the fence about COVID-19 vaccinations? Here’s more info to help you make a better informed decision. Find out more at cdc.gov/coronavirus/vaccines

The technological issue with the link to the Eviction Prevention Rental Assistance application has been fixed. Please no...
08/10/2021
EPRAP Intake Form | United Way of Southwest Georgia

The technological issue with the link to the Eviction Prevention Rental Assistance application has been fixed. Please note that applicants need to make sure all required fields are answered so that the application will go through. If you still have trouble using the link, we will have physical applications in the front room of our office. You can fill out the application, and leave it in the box provided. You can access the application link below:

https://www.unitedwayswga.org/eprap-intake-form

Program Overview This program was developed to assist families who are presently under a lease with a landlord and who have been directly impacted as a result of COVID-19. The City of Albany/Department of Community and Economic Development and United Way of Southwest Georgia have partnered to admini...

Did you miss hours or lose your job due to COVID? Was your business shut down for weeks? Even if you are back at work, i...
08/10/2021

Did you miss hours or lose your job due to COVID? Was your business shut down for weeks? Even if you are back at work, if you are behind in your rent, you may qualify for eviction prevention assistance. Please call 2-1-1 or 229-883-6700 if you are experiencing issues.

Did you miss hours or lose your job due to COVID? Was your business shut down for weeks? Even if you are back at work, if you are behind in your rent, you may qualify for eviction prevention assistance. Please call 2-1-1 or 229-883-6700 if you are experiencing issues.

Got a sweet tooth and need a fix? Satisfy your hunger and sweet tooth at Melted a grilled cheese shoppe!  Add cookies to...
08/09/2021

Got a sweet tooth and need a fix? Satisfy your hunger and sweet tooth at Melted a grilled cheese shoppe! Add cookies to your order all month to help support United Way community impact agencies like our partners at Liberty House of Albany and Open Arms, Inc.! #CookiesForCharity #LiveUnited #SWGAStrong #ReimagineAlbany #ReimagineSWGA

Got a sweet tooth and need a fix? Satisfy your hunger and sweet tooth at Melted a grilled cheese shoppe! Add cookies to your order all month to help support United Way community impact agencies like our partners at Liberty House of Albany and Open Arms, Inc.! #CookiesForCharity #LiveUnited #SWGAStrong #ReimagineAlbany #ReimagineSWGA

It’s lunch time!  Satisfy your hunger and sweet tooth at Melted a grilled cheese shoppe!  Add cookies to your order all ...
08/06/2021

It’s lunch time! Satisfy your hunger and sweet tooth at Melted a grilled cheese shoppe! Add cookies to your order all month to help support United Way community impact agencies like our afterschool partners at Albany Area YMCA, Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany, and Family Literacy Connection! #CookiesForCharity #LiveUnited #SWGAStrong #ReimagineAlbany #ReimagineSWGA

It’s lunch time! Satisfy your hunger and sweet tooth at Melted a grilled cheese shoppe! Add cookies to your order all month to help support United Way community impact agencies like our afterschool partners at Albany Area YMCA, Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany, and Family Literacy Connection! #CookiesForCharity #LiveUnited #SWGAStrong #ReimagineAlbany #ReimagineSWGA

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112 N Westover Blvd
Albany, GA
31707

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Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

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Had another great food distribution this morning made possible by several United Way of Southwest GA and community partners. Nice way to cap off that effort by participating in the Campaign Kickoff.
Can u send me a picture of today