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United Way helps uplift those who are struggling

Augusta Chronicle – January 28, 2017 – Scott Elledge – Guest Columnist

Twenty-two years ago I was offered an opportunity to take on a management position with WJBF-TV in Augusta. This was a very exciting time for my wife and two small children – a new city, a new job and all the challenges that come with a new beginning. Read More

Give to United Way, gain ‘new perspective’

Augusta Chronicle – January 14, 2017 11:26 pm – Scott D. Johnson – Guest Columnist

Each year, the United Way of the CSRA produces a campaign video to educate donors on the importance of giving. The 2016 video was about gaining a “New Perspective.” Perspective can be defined a number of ways, but for the purpose of this column I want to focus on perspective as a particular attitude or outlook one has toward another person or object. Read More

Donating to United Way offers many opportunities to help those in need.

Augusta Chronicle – Saturday, January 9, 2016 – Scott Peebles – Guest Columnist

I’ve been in law enforcement for 24 years so I’m usually not the one giving a confession, but I do have one to make. For 15 years a part of my paycheck has gone to United Way of the CSRA, but I had no idea the impact those dollars made. I simply gave because it sounded like a worthy cause, and that was enough for me.

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Citizens should stand with corporate sponsors to support United Way By Randy Johnson

The Augusta Chronicle – Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 – Randy Johnson – Guest Columnist
As a longtime nuclear plant operator and engineer, and current United Way of the CSRA board member, I know the importance of teamwork.

It takes everyone pulling together to achieve established goals, much the same as the United Way brings people together to address our community’s most important issues.

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United Way Donations Meet Many Needs by Tom Blanchard III

The Augusta Chronicle – ‎Dec 14, 2013‎ – Tom Blanchard III Editorial
As we begin to enter the joyous holiday season and start to think about being generous with our loved ones, it is imperative that we not forget the less fortunate individuals in our community. With today’s ever-changing economic and social challenges, it is