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WAY impacts REAL PEOPLE

Arianna was prepared to start Did you know that 27,411 people in Whitfield and Murray counties benefited from United Way’s investment in education last year?

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kindergarten thanks to your United Way investment.

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James avoided homelessness

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while battling cancer thanks to your United Way investment.

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Did you know that 61,073 people in Whitfield and Murray counties were impacted from United Way’s investment in basic needs last year?

UNITED WAY focuses on the building blocks of a good life:

EDUCATION The foundation for success in school and life begins early. United Way invests in programs which provide school readiness, mentoring, safe places to play, and child abuse prevention.

BASIC NEEDS United Way programs provide food, shelter, and utilities for families facing homelessness. United Way helps those coping with domestic violence, drug addiction, and teen pregnancy become self-sufficient.

HEALTH

Eunice suffers from arthritis

and struggles to prepare food. Thanks to your United Way investment, a hot, nutritious meal is delivered daily to her home.

United Way programs provide meals for the elderly, adult day care, and respite for families battling dementia. United Way funded agencies assist children with birth defects, those needing speech and hearing services, as well as developmentally and physically disabled adults.

Did you know that 4,423 people in Whitfield and Murray counties were helped from United Way’s investment in health last year? UNITED WAY of Northwest Georgia’s mission: To improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities in Northwest Georgia.


WHAT CAN YOUR DOLLARS DO? $5 PER WEEK One child with kindergarten readiness through a high quality preschool Eighty-four meals to a mother and her three children who are victims of domestic violence One week of day services for an adult with disabilities

$10 PER WEEK

RESULTS-ORIENTED NUMBER OF PEOPLE HELPED Whitfield

Agency Alzheimer’s Association American Red Cross Big Brothers Big Sisters Boehm Birth Defects Center Boy Scouts Boys and Girls Club Carter Hope Center Community Connections/211 Cross Plains Community Partner Family Frameworks Family Support Council 4-H Murray Friendship House Girl Scouts Looper Speech and Hearing Meals on Wheels Murray Co. Developmental Center NW GA Family Crisis Center RossWoods Salvation Army United Way Volunteer Center Whitfield-Dalton Day Care

Murray

1,398 1,113 1,432 46 2,030 856 45 23,851 78 1,221 12,783 270 1,038 593 288 5 767 81 10,913 2,437 439

278 8,066 101 12 226 498 9 11,926 10 342 3,559 1,142 16 232 235 128 35 276 15 2,886 1,227 5

One child with a safe place to learn and play after school for one year Eighteen boxes of food for hungry families Two weeks of day care for an adult battling dementia

$25 PER WEEK 439 meals delivered to homebound elderly A mentor to a child for one year Leg braces for a child who is unable to walk without support

GET CONNECTED Scan with your smartphone to be directly connected to United Way of Northwest Georgia Join us on Facebook Facebook.com/unitedwayNWGA Follow us on Twitter Twitter.com/unitedwaynwga

United Way of Northwest Georgia 816 S. Thornton Avenue P.O. Box 566 Dalton, GA 30722 706.CAN.HELP CALL 211 from a landline

ourunitedway.org

Be part of improving the education, basic needs, and health of people in Northwest Georgia. GIVE. ADVOCATE. VOLUNTEER. United Way of Northwest Georgia ourunitedway.org

Brochure Inside and Brochure Back/Cover  

The 2012 United Way of Northwest Georgia Brochure was created to persuade individuals to invest in their community.

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