News & Updates
Korrelle Trollmann of Greater Valdosta United Way, Hurricane Idalia Disaster Relief Fund
Direct Services Manager for Greater Valdosta United Way Korrelle Trollmann talks about the Hurricane Idalia Disaster Relief Fund and working to help families in recovery.
Corporate donations aid the Greater Valdosta United Way's disaster recovery effort
On Aug. 30, Hurricane Idalia made landfall in Lowndes County with maximum sustained winds exceeding 100 miles per hour. The storm caused extensive damage to homes and businesses and widespread power outages.
Greater Valdosta United Way sets $1 million goal
Local community members, municipal leaders and non-profit organization representatives gathered Tuesday morning at Wiregrass Campus in Cox Hall for the Greater Valdosta United Way 2024 campaign launch. The campaign named, "Uniting for More” has a fundraising goal of $1 million.
Greater Valdosta United Way prepares 2024 nonprofit campaign
The organization is the leader in bringing donors, volunteers, and community organizations together to solve critical problems in the 11-county region.
Michael Smith of Greater Valdosta United Way on Campaign Awareness Month
Michael Smith of Greater Valdosta United Way talks about campaign awareness month and celebrating the Day of Caring on October 20th.
Sens. Ossoff, Warnock address federal relief during tour of damaged areas
U.S. Sens Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock speak to City of Valdosta and Lowndes County officials about federal relief and rebuilding efforts following Hurricane Idalia. The briefing was held Sunday afternoon, Sept. 3, at the Second Harvest Food Bank South Georgia location at 1411 Harbin Circle in Valdosta.
Kemp offers state assistance for Idalia
VALDOSTA – Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp along with state and local officials gathered Friday to update rural South Georgia on recovering from Hurricane Idalia’s wrath.
Verizon donates $50,000 toward Hurricane Idalia relief
Verizon is donating $25,000 to Volunteer Florida and $25,000 to the Greater Valdosta United Way and to aid the Hurricane Idalia recovery effort in Florida and Georgia
Lowndes Co. nonprofits provide Hurricane Idalia relief
Greater Valdosta United Way is supporting local nonprofits that have been working around the clock to provide relief to the community following Hurricane Idalia.
Valdosta United Way aims summer program at helping homeless communities
Thanks to the dedication of the GVUW Community Investment Committee and the final approval by the GVUW board, an additional $25,000.00 will be distributed between eight of their partner nonprofits
Greater Valdosta United Way Provides an Additional $25,000 in Summer Support to Local Nonprofits
For the first time ever, the Greater Valdosta United Way (GVUW) is able to provide Summer Support Funds to their partner nonprofits.
Michael Smith of Greater Valdosta United Way Talks Mental Health Importance & Resources
CEO of The Greater Valdosta United Way Michael Smith talks about the importance of mental health and promotion of mental health awareness throughout Georgia, and resources available to those in need.