Interested in local restaurant discounts? Join Caring Club.

Join us for Campaign Kickoff!

Celebrate the caring power of our community at our annual highest-attended event, the 2025 Campaign Kickoff! This is a great opportunity to network and share an inspired vision with the region’s most generous and engaged community leaders. Reserve Seats or Become a Sponsor!

Empower Young Readers

Join Read United Buddies and make a lasting impact on a child’s future. As a volunteer, you’ll spend one hour, twice weekly, reading with second graders to help close the literacy gap. Our evidence-based curriculum and shared-reading approach ensure meaningful progress. Become a sponsor or a volunteer and support early literacy in our community—because every child deserves the gift of reading.

From Hello to Help,
211 is here for you.

Our 211 Call Center is an important local resource that connects people with the support and services they need. If you or someone you know needs help or are not sure what resources are available, contact 211!

Chatham County Hospital Authority (CCHA) Trust Grant

Seeking more grant opportunities? The Chatham County Hospital Authority (CCHA) Trust announces a $1.2M grant funding opportunity. Nonprofit and for-profit organizations providing preventive health care services to the indigent population in Chatham County, Georgia, are invited to apply.

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Our Blog

Read recent stories and news

Our mission is to improve lives.
The community fund makes this possible.

The power of your gift is multiplied when combined with others to:

support nonprofit programs
see current funded nonprofits

provide direct assistance to people
through our 211 call center,
county service centers, and more.

connect volunteers to causes that strengthen our community
through United Way Volunteers

2022-2023 Annual Report

See how United Way made an impact in the Coastal Empire.

Looking to the Future

After an extensive strategic planning process engaging more than 400 community members representing all of United Way of the Coastal Empire’s constituencies, we are united by a vision of the community in which all people have the opportunity to reach their full potential and families thrive.

Our mission is to improve lives.

Building a Vibrant
and Equitable Community

The United Way of the Coastal Empire recognizes that its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, exemplified in the collective action of its staff, its volunteers, and its partners, is an essential ingredient in fulfilling its mission to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community to create a society in which all people have the opportunity to reach their full potential.​

We will be a leader in advocating for our community to be one where everyone has the resources, opportunities, and support they need to live fully.

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