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2021 Campaign Kicks Off!

(SAVANNAH, GA) - United Way of the Coastal Empire officially kicked off the 2021 Campaign on Thursday, September 9th with a presentation across three local news channels including WJCL, WSAV, and WTOC at 5:30 p.m. The Kickoff included this year’s…

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(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire announces Cecilia Russo Turner, President and CEO of Cecilia Russo Marketing, as the 2021 Campaign Chair. In this one-year term, Russo Turner will lead the campaign fundraising efforts to reach a multi-million-dollar…

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2021 Campaign Chair: Cecilia Russo Turner

Cecilia Russo Turner is the Founder and CEO of Cecilia Russo Marketing, a company she established in 2008 to provide strategic communications, marketing, fundraising, and public relations counsel to senior executives in the large private sector and nonprofit organizations. She…

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2021 Board Chair: Jeff O’Connor

Jeff O’Connor is the Senior Vice President of Strategic Commercial Real Estate Finance for First Citizens Bank & Trust Company. After starting his banking career in Atlanta, O’Connor made his way to Savannah in 2010 and joined First Citizens in…

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SAVANNAH, GA (May 19, 2021) – United Way of the Coastal Empire had lots to celebrate in its 83rd Annual Meeting Luncheon. Outgoing Board Chair Larry Silbermann reflected on the great achievements the organization has accomplished in the last year…

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United Way Hires Volunteer Director

United Way of the Coastal Empire named Laurie Humphries as Volunteer Director. Humphries is responsible for overseeing the coordination and execution of all volunteer activities in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty counties. She collaborates with corporate partners to organize company-wide…

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SAVANNAH, GA (January 29, 2021) – United Way of the Coastal Empire recently hired Kristin J. Hopkins-Graham as the organization’s Area Director in the Liberty County office. Hopkins-Graham is responsible for the daily operations of the office, working with nonprofit…

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