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United Way Honors 211 Specialists

(SAVANNAH, Ga.) United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off 211 Day on February 11, 2022, with a Press Conference at the United Way office to increase awareness of this vital service in our community and honor the 211 specialists…

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2021 Young Leaders Board Readiness Program Graduates

(SAVANNAH, Ga.) United Way of the Coastal Empire is excited to announce the graduates of the Young Leaders Board Readiness Program.  The graduation ceremony took place on Tuesday, December 7th at the United Way of the Coastal Empire office in…

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United Way Celebrates Fall Giving Campaign Successes

(SAVANNAH, Ga) – United Way of the Coastal Empire celebrated some of the region’s most generous supporters and those who helped make the fall giving campaign a success during its United in Gratitude event on Thursday, November 18th from 11:30…

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United Way Invites 2022-2023 Funding Proposals

The United Way of the Coastal Empire invites nonprofits serving Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties to submit letters of inquiry (LOIs) for entry into its 2022/23 Community Fund grant process. Letters of inquiry are required only for programs that…

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Michael Solomon’s Story

One Man’s United Way Journey Leads to New Business Champions Program Michael Solomon was an early convert to the United Way spirit of community. Born and raised in La Grange, Ga., his parents set an example of how to treat…

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Lorenza Ross’s Story

Serving Their Community: Men on the Block's Story Lorenza Ross serves as a JROTC instructor at Bryan County High School, and is part of an ad-hoc group of men who call themselves Men on the Block. These men have a…

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Melodie Lane’s Story

Feeding Children with United Way and Backpacks of Love  Melodie Lane has devoted her professional life to children. An employee of McAllister Elementary School in Richmond Hill, Ga., she has been with the Bryan County school system for almost 20…

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Jamie McLendon’s Story

Veteran United Way Donor Gains New Perspectives Jamie McLendon has been involved with United Way for nearly thirty years. She and her family own Pineora Handi-House, a builder and manufacturer of portable storage structures in Effingham County. In the mid-1990s,…

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