Every Wednesday, United Way of Greater Atlanta shares a “why” — a story of inspiration from donors, advocates and volunteers who are pitching in to create thriving communities. Today’s why comes from Demetria Lane, a Partnership Sales Associate at Coca-Cola. Demetria’s United Way story began back in 1998, and she continues to donate and volunteer today. See why:

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