Wild Adventures partners with United Way to “PLAY United”

Greater Valdosta United Way has teamed up with Wild Adventures for a “PLAY United” discount admissions ticket event.  Each single-day admissions ticket is available for purchase through August 31 and is $30, a 40 percent discount. Tickets are available for purchase at both Miller Hardware locations in Valdosta and at Jimmy John’s locations in Valdosta, […]

Shelter from Abuse: The Haven protects women, children from suffering

The Haven, a nonprofit that assists women who have endured forms of abuse, was established with the purpose of opening an emergency shelter for women.  In 2012, the dream of opening an emergency shelter came to life because they received the Community Development Block Grant.  Both the agency and the City of Remerton connected to […]

Miller Hardware holds charity bucket sale

From June 22-27, Miller Hardware is helping Greater Valdosta United Way with the annual bucket promotion.  During the promotion, shoppers have the opportunity to purchase a five-gallon bucket for a $5 donation to a Greater Valdosta United Way agency of choice. The event will take place at both Miller Hardware locations, 3137 N. Oak St. […]

United Way offers aid through pandemic

Greater Valdosta United Way brought the Lowndes County community together during COVID-19.  Although funding is limited during the pandemic, the United Way team saw an opportunity to bring everyone together. By speaking with faith leaders, business owners, government officials, and other nonprofits, the teams maximized their budgets to help their South Georgia community.  While Greater […]

Realtors donate to United Way

Greater Valdosta Way was presented with a $1,500 check to help with the current COVID-19 situation. The check was presented by The Valdosta Board of Realtors, since United Way and it’s partner agencies are working tirelessly to help the community. Without community partners such as the Valdosta Board of Realtors, United Way wouldn’t be able […]

Valdosta Rotary Club donates to local United Way COVID-19 relief

“Service Above Self” is Rotary International’s motto, and the Rotary Club of Valdosta upheld it by donating $5,000 to the Greater Valdosta United Way COVID-19 Relief Fund. The support given by Rotary will significantly help agencies and individuals that are struggling through these difficult times. The GVUW is using the COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide […]

Spring 2020 Neighbors Helping Neighbors

If you have not heard, 2019 was a big year for Greater Valdosta United Way. For starters we purchased a new forever home at 1609 N. Patterson St. The purchase of the new office was made possible through a donation left by Mr. Bruce Williams. Mr. Williams was a life long supporter of the United […]

United Way, Jimmy Johns Partner for FeedWith5

FeedWith5 is a partnership between Jimmy John’s Valdosta, Relish, Just Love Coffee Cafe, Big Nick’s on Baytree, Jessie’s Restaurant and Catering, and Greater Valdosta United Way that will allow purchasing of food items via a text-to-give method. The initiatives will provide funding for the restaurants, while giving meals to healthcare workers and local agencies. The […]

Organizations Stepping Up to Serve Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Everyone is experiencing some big changes due to the coronavirus pandemic. One of those changes are the way that the community is giving back. Many nonprofit organizations are finding new ways to serve others impacted by COVID-19 and below are just a few groups that have set up relief efforts in response to the health […]

$30k Given to Agencies Impacted by COVID-19

In Lowndes County, six nonprofit agencies saw an additional $30,000 in their funding this week thanks to the partnership of Georgia Power and the Greater Valdosta United Way. The United Way exceeded its campaign goal recently, so the nonprofits benefited even more through the cooperation. As the COVID-19 virus spreads continuously through the local area, […]