Get Involved This Veterans Day

Veterans Day is more than just a day off of work or school; it's an opportunity to honor those who have served in our military. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, as of July 2016, there are 20,009 veterans in the Atlanta…

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#WhyWednesday: Allison Todd

“It takes everyone in the community to build better, to grow greater and to give back.” In need of a little motivation today? Take a minute to listen to Allison Todd, our Corporate Relations Manager and a 2015 United Way VIP alumna,…

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2-1-1 Success: At Your Service

As a disabled veteran, Ms. Blackwell found herself battling several chronic ailments. Her health eventually declined to the point where it landed her in the hospital. After several weeks, she was discharged, and all she could think about was taking a hot…

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#WhyWednesday: Chris Sizemore

Creative Mischief CEO, Chris Sizemore, is a United Way of Greater Atlanta board member, one of Georgia Trend's 2017 40 under 40 honorees, has played a key role in the passage of the Safe Harbor Yes Amendment for Sexually Exploited Children and…

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#WhyWednesday: Jim Schaechter

“I can see firsthand that without United Way’s help, we would not be able to reach all the corners of the community that need help.” This week, Jim Schaechter, Director of Training & Development for Global Engineering at UPS, shares his “why”…

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