Georgia Power and the Greater Valdosta United Way

Georgia Power and the United Way

Pictured: Michael Smith (center) and John Brownlee (center) with GVUW Agency Partners

VALDOSTA, GA.  Georgia Power, a leading business in Lowndes County, partnered with the Greater Valdosta United Way to support local nonprofits this holiday season.

“Georgia Power (and Joe Brownlee) are a great example of a business that cares,” explained Michael Smith, executive director, GVUW. “With this donation we can touch many of our nonprofits that help our community become a better place to live and work.”

Corporate partners are key to the United Way’s success. GVUW connects with businesses that share its view to mobilize people and leverage resources to improve the building blocks for a better life in South Georgia: Education, Income, and Health.

“We are proud to support the United Way’s mission in the Valdosta-Lowndes area, particularly during the holidays when so many are in need,” stated Joe Brownlee, SW regional director, Georgia Power. “Our donation continues Georgia Power’s tradition of being ‘A Citizen Wherever We Serve.’”

Smith shared that Georgia Power’s strategic investment and donation will impact the whole community by supporting programs that lead to a better quality of life for families and individuals.  The nonprofits that align with Georgia Power’s initiatives include:

  • LARC
  • Boy Scouts
  • Children’s Advocacy Center
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Jacobs Ladder
  • ACTO
  • YMCA
  • Youth Impact Center
  • The Haven

 For more information on GVUW programs or to make a donation, please contact us at (229) 242-2208. LIVE UNITED.

Media Contacts:

Melissa Register, Greater Valdosta United Way
Caila C. Anderson, Marketing and PR Consultant

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