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Happy AmeriCorps Week

By way of circumstance, I have found myself to be somewhat of a nomad. Since childhood, I have lived in over ten different cities across the country and have moved more times than I can remember. For years I used the same boxes over and over again, crossing out and relabeling their contents until all […]

UWCE – Effingham sets goal of $317,000

United Way of the Coastal Empire – Effingham kicked off our annual fundraising campaign off on September 10th announcing our $317,000 goal for 2014. The high energy event featured a video starring our campaign chair Taryn Knick (Wonder Woman) and Andy Lamon (Clark Kent). Please contact our office at 826-5300 to schedule an employee campaign […]

Effingham County Office Kicks Off “Fill The Bus” School Supply Campaign

Story by WTOC WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather RINCON, GA (WTOC) – Residents in Effingham County helped “Fill the Bus” on Wednesday. It’s a call to action for individuals to get involved in their community by donating to children in need. If you visit the Walmart in Rincon, you will find a “Fill the […]

Help The Effingham Office Raise Awareness

The city of Rincon has opened up online voting for its annual Scarecrow Contest. The Effingham United Way office has created an entry and needs your help to make it a winner. Go to the link below and click on the thumb icon to cast your vote: With the theme of our 2013 United […]

Effingham Campaign Launch “Has The Power”

United Way in Effingham kicked off the 2013 campaign in front of a crowd of nearly 200 guests at the Effingham College and Career Academy with a special luncheon on Wednesday, September 11th, 2013.   WTOC’s John Wetherbee served as our Master of Ceremonies. John Keiffer and Taryn Knick will lead the community in this […]

Effingham County Board of Education Kicks Off United Way Campaign Next Week

United Way is excited to be visited every school in the system need week presenting the upcoming campaign. Last year Effingham County Schools raised over $90,000 for the United Way!

Message From Campaign Chair

Dear friends, colleagues and neighbors: It is both an honor and a privilege to serve as this year’s Campaign Chair for United Way of the Coastal Empire.  I am honored by the faith that so many wonderful people have in my ability to carry out the annual campaign, and I feel privileged to be presented […]

UWCE’s Margaret Davis Honored for 30 Years of Service

Margaret Davis started out at United Way of the Coastal Empire in May 1982 thinking she had found a job.  She got more than she hoped for: a career and a passion that would span more than 30 years. Hired in as cash receipts clerk, Margaret worked her way up to become the Vice President […]

Destiny Bradshaw : HELP is on the way!

Originally Posted By Effingham Magazine Story by PAIGE PEEBLES-MCDUFFIE  Photos by ZACKARY HOUSEND Destiny Bradshaw didn’t grow up with a silver spoon in her mouth. She didn’t grow up hungry or wanting either. She grew up in that in-between spot of middle class America where dads worked, providing for their families, while moms stayed home […]

Teaching People How to Fish for Financial Independence

Originally posted by EffinghamGALive. Listening to Destiny Bradshaw, Program Manager for the Effingham Center for Working Families is inspiring. When she talks about the mission of her organization, she does it with passion and commitment to helping those in need. Although her organization, like many others, has a mission to help people in poverty, how […]

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