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UWCE announces $8,888,888 campaign goal

Savannah, GA (September 4, 2014) – United Way of the Coastal Empire set its 2014 fundraising goal with nearly 1,200 people in attendance at its kick-off at the Savannah Civic Center.  The organization is working towards $8,888,888 in donations to help support human service programs that improve lives of people in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and […]

UWCE receives 960 school uniforms from Belk

Pictured from left to right: Gregg Schroeder, President & CEO of United Way of the Coastal Empire; Mark Sonenshein, Regional Store Manager & Vice President of Belk Savannah Region; Darla Hammond, Regional Administrative Assistant of Belk Savannah Region; Cynthia Brady, Executive Director of Tom Austin House; Molly Lieberman, Creative Outreach Director of West Broad Street […]

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 […]

UWCE receives $4,000 from the Crawl of the South

Pictured from left to right: Gregg Schroeder, President & CEO of United Way of the Coastal Empire; Chantal Coxhead, Stafford Promotions; Leigh Ann DiVito, Savannah Waterfront Association; Julie Cyr, VP of Resource Development of United Way of the Coastal Empire) Savannah, GA (June 30, 2014) – Stafford Promotions and the Savannah Waterfront Association presented United […]

UWCE HandsOn Savannah awards top volunteers

Pictured from left to right: Mahogany Bowers, Alan Beals, Sandi Beals, Sabria Jones, Les Wilkes, Marie Rodriguez Savannah, GA (April 23, 2014) – United Way HandsOn Savannah honored outstanding volunteers for their generous contributions of time and service to the local community at the 35th Annual Volunteer Recognition and Awards luncheon at Savannah Station. Various […]

UWCE earns Charity Navigator’s top rating for sixth consecutive year

Savannah, GA (April 10, 2014) – United Way of the Coastal Empire has earned Charity Navigator’s highest level four-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability for the sixth consecutive year. Only three percent of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator have received at least six consecutive four-star evaluations, indicating that United Way […]

UWCE distributes 25,000 diapers to benefit families in need

Savannah, GA (April 9, 2014) – United Way of the Coastal Empire distributed 25,000 diapers to help families who are struggling to provide diapers for their babies.  Diapers were generously donated by Weyerhaeuser’s employees. Through United Way 2-1-1, diapers were distributed to local non-profit organizations that already have a diaper distribution program in place.  The […]

UWCE celebrates accomplishments, honors volunteers, appoints new officers at Annual Meeting

Savannah, GA (March 26, 2014) – United Way of the Coastal Empire had lots to celebrate in its 76th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon.  Over 350 people were in attendance as United Way reflected on the great achievements the organization accomplished through the support and contributions of generous individuals, companies and organizations. During the event, […]

UWCE presents South University with Students for United Way trophies for their contribution to campaign

Savannah, GA (February 3, 2014) – United Way of the Coastal Empire proudly presented the Students for United Way trophies to South University.  Through the generosity, South University students raised over $100 in its first year as a fundraising campaign in support of United Way of the Coastal Empire. Monesca Smith, Associate Dean of Student […]

5th Annual United Way Turkey Trot: A great day for a race

Savannah, GA (November 28, 2013) – Over 1,200 people braved the cold, piled on the layers and turned out for the 5th Annual United Way Turkey Trot. The four mile run, which was held on Thursday, November 28 at Daffin Park, benefited United Way of the Coastal Empire. Runners young and old, some even dressed […]

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