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United Way Women’s Legacy Council presented Women Who Rule to benefit low-income women finding dependable transportation

Savannah, GA (May 6, 2016) – United Way Women’s Legacy Council presented Women Who Rule, a fundraising event to help low-income women find dependable transportation. The sold-out event featured four area executive and professional leaders who have excelled in their profession. The four featured leaders were Mashama Bailey, executive chef and partner of The Grey; […]

United Way HandsOn Savannah Celebrates Volunteer Excellence

Savannah, GA (April 27, 2016) – United Way HandsOn Savannah held its 37th Annual Volunteer Recognition and Awards luncheon celebrating the giving spirit of volunteers who made a difference in the lives of others. Approximately 350 people attended the event held at Savannah Station. Various community organizations in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty counties nominated […]

UWCE celebrates successes, honors volunteers, and elects new officers at Annual Meeting

Savannah, GA (April 6, 2016) – United Way of the Coastal Empire thanked organizations, businesses and individuals for their outstanding support and welcomed new officers at its Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon. More than 300 people attended the event held on Wednesday, April 6th at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront. The event was generously sponsored by […]

UWCE surpasses campaign goal, raises $9,002,380

Savannah, GA (November 20, 2015) – United Way of the Coastal Empire shares the triumphant finish of the community campaign at their Victory Celebration held at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah. United Way successfully exceeded the ambitious $9 million goal, set forth at the Campaign Kick-Off in September, with a total of $9,002,380 funds raised […]

UWCE receives $2.7 million from Gulfstream

Savannah, GA (November 9, 2015) – Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation presented a $2.7 million gift to United Way of the Coastal Empire in support of its fundraising campaign. Gulfstream’s total contribution to United Way consists of the employee pledges and corporate commitment. United Way President and CEO Gregg Schroeder accepted the check and thanked Gulfstream and […]

UWCE 2015 campaign hits 37 percent of goal

Savannah, GA (October 14, 2015) – With five weeks remaining until the campaign’s conclusion, 2015 Campaign Chair Toby Moreau announced that United Way of the Coastal Empire has raised $3,364,643 of its $9 million community wide goal, which represents 37% of the total. The results were reported during a festive Mid-Campaign Rally held at the […]

UWCE kicks off annual campaign

Savannah, GA (September 10, 2015) – More than 1,100 supporters gathered at the Savannah Civic Center to kick off the annual campaign for United Way of the Coastal Empire and celebrate what the organization does to improve lives in our community. Campaign Chair Toby Moreau, market president of BB&T, announced the sky-high goal of $9 […]

UWCE receives more than 1,000 school uniforms from Belk

Pictured from left to right: Leslie Walker, Savannah-Chatham County Public School System; Trudy Jones, United Way; Anquan Kinloch, Belk Savannah Region; Gregg Schroeder, United Way; and Darla Hammond, Belk Savannah Region Savannah, GA (August 11, 2015) – For the third year in a row, Belk Savannah Region partnered with United Way of the Coastal Empire […]

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

Savannah, GA (August 6, 2015) – 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 seventh consecutive year. Only two percent of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator have received at least seven consecutive four-star evaluations, indicating that United Way […]

UWCE receives $133,000 from Publix Super Markets

Savannah, GA (May 27, 2015) – The associates of Publix Super Markets presented United Way of the Coastal Empire with a check for $133,000 to help fund programs and services that improve lives of people in our community. This amount represents a 75% corporate match of employee contributions. As United Way’s third largest contributor, Publix […]

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