United Way presents community awards

Greater Valdosta United Way has presented its community awards. 

GVUW made donations to the awards recipients for their “outstanding hard work and dedication during this challenging year.” 

South Georgia Medical Center was awarded the 2020 COVID Community Hero Award. A $500 donation was made to the South Georgia Medical Center Foundation.

Second Harvest received the Partner Agency of the Year award and a $500 donation from GVUW. Frank Richards, executive director of Second Harvest Food Bank, received the Director of the Year award. 

“Greater Valdosta United Way wants to convey the deep appreciation to both of these organizations for the tireless efforts they have displayed over the past year in keeping our community fed, healthy and safe,” United Way representatives said. 

The End of the Year Community Awards were voted on by the directors of the 20 partner agencies and the board of directors for Greater Valdosta United Way.

Source: Valdosta Daily Times “United Way presents community awards” Article.