United Way of South Central Georgia (UWSCGA) improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities in Ben Hill, Cook, Irwin, Tift and Turner cialis en france counties in South Central Georgia in order to advance the common good for all who live and work in our region.
On August 23, 2011, the UWSCGA Board of Directors approved a sweeping Community Impact Plan designed to help our families and communities prosper through a refocusing of availale resources and a redefinition of partnership. Our local focus areas are designed to offer hope and inspiration to individuals in a variety of life-stages so that they can reach for their goals and, in so doing, help their communities become stronger, safer and more vibrant.
Our Community Impact Priorities are ...
Education: Early Childhood Literacy - Helping Children Prepare for School
Education: Youth Mentoring - Helping Students Finish Strong
Income: Job Readiness - Helping Adults Prepare for the Current and Future Workforce
Income: Affordable Child Care - Helping Parents Afford to Work and/or Work Longer Hours
Health: Basic Nutrition - Helping Residents Maintain Basic Health through Access to Food
Health: Access to Mental Health Service - Helping Citizens Become and Stay Mentally Fit
Basic Needs: Meeting Direct Needs - Helping Families Maintain Housing & Access Other Basics
Basic Needs: Coordination of Services - Helping Agencies Maximize Outreach to the Community
... Reflective of Our National Goals
In 2008, United Way Worldwide initiated a 10-year program designed to achieve the following goals by 2018:
Improve education, and cut the number of high school dropouts — 1.2 million students, every year — in half.
Help people achieve financial stability, and get 1.9 million working families — half the number of lower-income families who are financially unstable — on the road to economic independence.
Promote healthy lives, and increase by one-third the number of youth and adults who are healthy and avoid risky behaviors.
UWSCGA, in partnership with numerous agencies and individuals, intends to do what we can to meet these ambitious goals within our service area. Click here to see how you can be a part of the LIVE UNITED team!