Southeastern donates to the United Way

Southeastern Credit Union presented Greater Valdosta United Way with a contribution. “We are very pleased to once again make an employee and corporate gift to our local United Way. They do so many great things for our community though a variety nonprofit agencies,“ said Mike Gudely, Southeastern Credit Union chief executive officer. Southeastern Credit Union […]

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 […]

Bringing Hope During the Unknown

Greater Valdosta United Way supports communities across South Georgia every year. This year, funds are lacking. ”The last eight months have changed the world so much, and a lot of our agencies have had close to 40 fundraisers canceled and half a million [dollars] worth of donations not come in through the dinners and golf […]

Raymond F. Hamel, Sr.

Greater Valdosta United Way would like to take a moment to honor the life of Raymond F. Hamel, Sr.. Raymond served as Valdosta United Way’s Executive Director for 15 years. For more information of Raymond F. Hamel, Sr. and how to send flowers visit, Raymond F. Hamel, Sr..

Winter 2020 Neighbors Helping Neighbors

As you already know, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been several changes to how the world does business or the “new normal.” Everyone is having to adjust, and that is the same for the Greater Valdosta United Way with one exception; we will continue to look out for the best interest of our […]

Day of Caring 2020

100 VOLUNTEERS. 12 NONPROFITS. 1 DAY. BEING SAFE WHILE IMPACTING THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER. SHARE YOUR VOLUNTEER STORY We love to tell great volunteer stories! We hope you will consider sharing your Day of Caring story to inspire others. Here is an easy form. Don’t forget to include a photograph of yourself – a picture says a […]

United Way Hosts A Day of Caring

The Day of Caring may have looked different compared to the previous years, but with masks and all, the core values stayed the same.  A hundred volunteers helped Greater Valdosta United Way’s nine nonprofit agencies through the donation of their time and talents.  “The Greater Valdosta United Way appreciates the support of the communities and […]

United Way receives masks donation

Greater Valdosta United Way received 35,000 reusable face masks from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to distribute throughout Berrien, Brooks, Echols, Lanier and Lowndes counties. In efforts to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the United Way office is giving the masks to school systems, colleges, nonprofits, churches, nursing homes, boards of […]

United Way fundraiser aids nonprofits

The United Way sponsors the Fifth Annual Charity Golf Tournament 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club. Entry into the golf tournament is $400 for four-player teams, which includes green fees, a cart, goodie bags, lunch and a reception.  Tee off will begin at 12:30 p.m. with refreshments and the reception following […]