September 2017

UWCE Calls for Volunteers to Join Irma Relief Effort

Savannah, GA (September 15, 2017) – Get ready to help! United Way of the Coastal Empire calls for volunteers to join Irma relief effort this Saturday, September 16 at 7 am. From helping out local residents salvage precious belongings and aiding in debris removal and cleanup, volunteers are critical to bringing relief in real time. […]

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UWCE Announces $8,251,841 Campaign Goal, Aims to Make A Difference

Savannah, GA (September 7, 2017) – United Way of the Coastal Empire announced its 2017 annual campaign goal of $8,251,841 at the One By One Campaign Kick-Off at the Savannah Civic Center. Campaign Chair Dr. Todd Cellini rallied the crowd to ensure that every child has potential to succeed, adults can provide for their families, […]

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August 2017

UWCE offers help in response to Hurricane Harvey

Savannah, GA (August 31, 2017) – As Hurricane Harvey wreaks havoc on homes across Southeastern Texas and Southwestern Louisiana, United Way of the Coastal Empire is set to help families and communities face devastation from the historic flooding. Donations will be accepted to support response and recovery efforts related to the disaster. 100% of all […]

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Dr. Todd Cellini Leads United Way’s One By One Campaign

Savannah, GA (August 3, 2017) – United Way of the Coastal Empire’s “One by One” Campaign Kick-Off is in September with Dr. Todd Cellini, Assistant Chancellor at South University, serving as the campaign chair. Dr. Cellini, the youngest person to serve as campaign chair, is excited not only to raise funds for United Way, but […]

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July 2017


Savannah, GA (July 26, 2017) – The local Belk’s department store donated 525 school uniforms to United Way of the Coastal Empire on Wednesday, July 26, to distribute to children in need throughout the Savannah Chatham County School System’s. Belk’s generous donation of new, high quality clothing will help school children, one by one, prepare for […]

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June 2017

UWCE Helps People with Disabilities Achieve Their Goals

Savannah, GA (June 29, 2017) – When Olaya Orozco was two years old, she made the perfect potato man and her mother told her one day she will become an artist. Today, she is an artist in Publix Bakery and earns a paycheck making treats look as good as they taste. The oldest of four […]

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Gregg Schroeder is recognized by United Way for 30 years of service

Savannah, GA (June 19, 2017) – When Gregg Schroeder, President and CEO of United Way of the Coastal Empire, was a young boy growing up in the Midwest he enjoyed volunteering to help others, but never thought this service would be recognized by an international organization at the 2017 United Way Community Leaders Conference in […]

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May 2017

United Way WOMEN UNITED presents Women Who Rule to benefit low-income women finding dependable transportation

Savannah, GA (May 17, 2017) – United Way WOMEN UNITED (formerly 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 Heather Burge, founder and […]

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April 2017

United Way HandsOn Savannah celebrates volunteer excellence

Savannah, GA (April 26, 2017) – United Way HandsOn Savannah held its 38th Annual Volunteer Awards luncheon celebrating the giving spirit of volunteers who made a difference in the lives of others. More than 250 people attended the event held at Savannah Station. Various community organizations in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty counties nominated individuals […]

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