6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament 4-Player Scramble Tuesday, November 16, 2021   Kinderlou Forest Golf Club, Valdosta GA Price: $500 / 4 Player Team For Sponsorship and Registration Forms contact: Melissa Register at (229) 242-2208 or mregister@unitedwayvaldosta.org

Organizations come together to host Mental Health Awareness night in Valdosta

Community organizations are coming together for a Mental Health Awareness Night. The goal is to showcase mental, emotional, and spiritual resources that are available here in South Georgia. This is a collaboration between greater Valdosta United Way, Leadership Lowndes, city and county government, as well as partner agencies and professionals. These organizations and health professionals […]

SMITH: Nonprofits need support from local leaders

Dear Local Elected Leaders: In planning for the upcoming Greater Valdosta United Way campaign, we took a look back at the past year. During the pandemic, many were not working or working from home, working harder than ever. Local nonprofits were forced to cancel annual fundraisers. Essential workers such as health care workers were at […]

Greater Valdosta United Way ready to kick off annual fundraising campaign

Greater Valdosta United Way is getting ready to kick off its annual campaign  Sep 10, which will benefit many of the organizations in South Georgia. Executive Director Michael Smith said they haven’t reached one million in donations in more than a decade. He hopes this year, that’ll change. All money raised will be distributed to […]

United Way breakfast kicks off annual campaign

Greater Valdosta United Way is hosting its annual breakfast next month in order to connect with businesses to take concrete steps toward reaching its $1 million fundraising goal. The organization is sponsoring a breakfast 7-9 a.m., Sept. 10, at the Valdosta-Lowndes County Family YMCA, 2424 Gornto Road. Michael Smith, executive director, said the United Way […]

Nonprofits offer Valdosta On-Demand vouchers

Greater Valdosta United Way and other surrounding nonprofits will soon offer people the chance to have free transportation through Valdosta’s “Ride Valdosta.” Ride Valdosta is an initiative that was conceived during a Homeless Task Force meeting with Michael Smith, United Way executive director, task force member Kelley Saxon and others. United Way has designated $1,000 […]

The 7th Annual Taste of Georgia

The Taste of Georgia raised over $12,000! Thank you to all who participated. The Taste of Georgia raised over $12,000! Thank you to all who participated.

United Way, The Hope Box sponsors Safe Haven training in Valdosta

The Valdosta Fire Department’s (VFD) three-day educational training program on the Safe Haven law ended on Thursday. The Greater Valdosta United Way and The Hope Box, a nonprofit organization based out of Acworth, sponsored the training.  The Hope Box works to educate the public on the issues of infant abandonment, including reasons for abandonment, the […]

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