South Georgia chapter of Southeastern Credit Union Hosts Greater Valdosta United Way

Michael Smith, the Greater Valdosta United Way executive director, was a guest speaker at the South Georgia chapter of Southeastern Credit Union’s quarterly meeting located at the Holiday Inn Conference Center. Michael Smith served and still serves in leadership positions in local private and non-profit organizations.  Smith presented information on the role that United Way plays […]

4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Kinderlou Forest Golf Club Valdosta, Georgia Registration and Lunch 11am Shotgun Start 12:30pm Refreshments and Reception immediately following golf tournament Price $300 per three player team includes green fees, cart, goodie bag, lunch and reception For sponsorship and registration forms download here: Sponsorship Application Registration Form Or, contact Melissa Register at […]

Lowndes-Valdosta Habitat for Humanity Celebrates Homeownership

Most Americans have the task of purchasing a home and paying it off on their lifetime on their to-do list. Shontina Tisby succeeded at both within 17 years, which is significantly shorter than the 30 years that is takes most people.

United Way Welcomes First Lady Marty Kemp

Valdosta, GA – First Lady Marty Kemp visited the Greater Valdosta United Way (GVUW) office Wednesday, October 2, 2019.  Mrs. Kemp toured the GVUW headquarters and newly remodeled financial classroom and nonprofit meeting building on the premises.  During First Lady Kemp’s visit, she spoke with representatives from our partner agencies Children’s Advocacy Center and The Haven. […]

Greater Valdosta United Way’s Goal: $750,000 to Support Our Community

As of today, we have raised about 5% of our Campaign 2020 goal of $750,000 and our next fundraiser is already scheduled in October. “We really want the community to know that it’s a new day at the Way. We have new energy. We have a new executive director. The board is on board. We’re […]

Home Builders Association Donates to the Greater Valdosta United Way

The Home Builders Association donated to the construction of a new garage at the Greater Valdosta United Way’s office on North Patterson Street.  This donation not only included a $500 monetary donation but also other resources that saved over $3000 in labor and other construction costs!  The new garage will be utilized to store and […]

United Way Kicks Off Annual Fundraising Campaign

The Greater Valdosta United Way (GVUW) kicks off its “65 Years of Caring” annual fundraising campaign this month.  The agency announced its goal is to raise $750,000 by the end of the year.

Publix Super Markets Donates $250,000

Publix Super Markets Charities is donating $250,000 to the American Red Cross and United Way to assist relief efforts for areas impacted by Hurricane Dorian.

2019 Day of Caring in Valdosta

Thank you for joining us on August 23, 2019 for the largest, single-day volunteer effort in our community! More than 400 employees from 22 businesses and organizations performed community service projects at 12 nonprofits during United Way’s Annual Day of Caring.

Local Agencies Partner with the Greater Valdosta United Way for the Day of Caring

Members of the Valdosta Junior Service League worked together for a good cause around Valdosta on Saturday. The League partnered with Greater Valdosta United Way for the Day of Caring. The day was also the league’s annual Community Day. More than 130 women of the service league volunteered at United Way partner agencies such as […]