Augusta Chronicle, Letter to the Editor, Sunday, March 4, 2007, Jeff Spears – Not a day goes by that I don’t think about the many ways my family is blessed. In counting my own blessings, it invariably leads me to think of others in our community who are not so fortunate. For me, that’s why United Way of the CSRA is so important to the future of our community. I am so proud of the Augusta area for stepping up this year. We set an ambitious goal of $4.4 million for the United Way campaign. This week – with your help – we announced the successful conclusion of the campaign with $4,416 million raised. Read More.