Cole Society donors are diverse in age, occupation and income, but are united around the importance of being active in their communities and generous with their resources. With more than 8,000 members across our 13-county region, the Cole Society is our largest engagement group and includes affinities for women, African Americans and young professionals.

Membership Criteria

The Cole Society is open to individuals or couples who make a gift of $1,000 or more annually to United Way of Greater Atlanta.

Member Benefits

Priority Access to Events
Volunteer Opportunities
Course Opportunities

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  • United Way is a place where you and I can come together to join forces to make Atlanta a safer and more vibrant community. It is a powerful and resourceful place. Together, we have the power to generate change and transform tomorrow.

    - Johnnetta B. Cole, Founder of Cole Society
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