2014-2015 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BRIAN DANIEL, CHAIR
Blair Diaz Merrianne Dyer Christina Jones Elizabeth Umberson R.K. Whitehead ELIZABETH CARSWELL
COMMUNITY INVESTMENT COMMITTEE
Kristi Barker Jeff Boggan Bart Buffington Susan Daniell Loren Funk Suzanne Jarrard Michael John Lovell Dana Miller Kathy Papa Lauren Samples David Smith Sue Ward
ETHICS COMMITTEE Mimi Collins Kenny Gee Wesley Robinson
MICHAEL JOHN LOVELL DEBORAH MACK
FINANCE COMMITTEE Nick Bruner Tim Evans Sam Johnson Christina Jones Dawn Justus Melissa Molina Spence Price Carol Shirley Trey Wood
CAMPAIGN CABINET DAVID D. SMITH
DAVID L. SMITH
PHILIP WILHEIT, JR.
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* Not pictured: Ross Christensen
Philip Bonelli Laney Brewer Margie Couvillon Sam Couvillon Brett Fowler Lesa Hartley Sharon Holt Brian Hughs Lane Jones LaCrisia Larkin
Ray Reulbach Sandy Salyers Bill Sanders Reneigh Satterfield Alan Schuetze Chris Turpin Melissa Tymchuk Meredith West Keith Whitaker Trey Wood
GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE David Abee Mimi Collins Brian Daniel Kelly Lee Deborah Mack Wesley Robinson Philip Wilheit, Jr.
DONOR DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE Elizabeth Carswell Tommy Howard Christina Jones Kevin Matson Phillippa Moss Abigail Murphy Guerry Norwood Angela Sheppard Billie Slinde Davis White Philip Wilheit Jr.
LEADERSHIP CIRCLE COUNCIL
David & Susan Abee Danny & Lynda Askew Sam & Margie Couvillon Matt & Katie Dubnik Scott & Dawn Justus Deborah Mack Doug &Tricia McDuff Ray & Patti Reulbach Patrick & Ellen Toms Trey & Morgan Wood
It has been an honor to serve our community this year through leadership roles with United Way of Hall County. We both know the importance of United Way’s mission to unite people, organizations and resources to improve lives in Hall County. By “Connecting the Community” with our focus on education, income and health, United Way has continued its legacy of community collaboration to build a better, stronger, more UNITED community for all. Our values guide our efforts and lay the foundation for all that we do. These values serve not only as a description of what we are today, but who we strive to be tomorrow: • P ARTNERS – We can do more together than we can alone. On page 8, you’ll see how we support and participate in a number of partnerships. • S ELFLESS – We are focused on the greater good. Our board approved conducting a survey to learn what’s important to our community when it comes to giving, and the results will help guide the future direction of our organization. • T RUSTWORTHY – We are responsible with our resources and accountable to our community. We are reporting to you on the outcomes of the funding investments made on your behalf. • L EADER – We are proactively engaged to influence real change. In response to a recognized and unaddressed issue, we hired a part time program coordinator for the Read Learn Succeed initiative. In addition, United Way adopted a new Leadership Giving Circle structure to recognize and build intentional relationships with our donors. In the following pages, you will see the businesses, organizations and individuals who supported our work through the Annual Campaign. We are truly grateful for that support. Please take a few moments to read our Annual Report, and I know you will agree, great things happen when we LIVE UNITED. Sincerely,
C. Brian Daniel President, Carroll Daniel Construction Company 2014-2015 United Way Board of Directors Chair
Jackie Wallace President & CPO, United Way of Hall County
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Melissa Tymchuk led the 2014-2015 Campaign for United Way to success, raising over $1.7 million dollars.
ANSWERING THE CALL
At United Way’s Annual Campaign Kickoff, Melissa Tymchuk, Campaign chair and director of public relations and marketing at Northeast Georgia Health System, set the stage for the year through a presentation by John O’Leary. O’Leary, who at age nine was burned on 99.9 percent of his body and was not expected to live, challenged the community to take action through an inspiring presentation. He challenged the group to not settle for complacency or status quo, but to make bold commitments every day and ask, “What more can I do?”
Taking O’Leary’s challenge to heart, Tymchuk immediately asked the community to consider what more they can do to improve lives in Hall County, and then do it. She also implemented the United Way of Hall County 10% Giving Club encouraging donors to consider giving just a little bit more this year – 10 percent more time or 10 percent more money.
IT TOOK US ALL DOING OUR PART – OUR ‘ONE MORE THING’ – TO ACCOMPLISH OUR GOAL FOR CAMPAIGN AND OUR GOALS FOR IMPROVED LIVES IN HALL COUNTY.
“This community took on the challenge and then some,” said Tymchuk. “With 584 individual members and 52 workplace campaigns joining the 10% Giving Club in its first year, it took us all doing our part – our ‘one more thing’ – to accomplish our goal for Campaign and our goals for improved lives in Hall County.”
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FUNDED PROGRAMS • 9th Grade Classroom Based Education, Teen Pregnancy Prevention • Adult Male Survivor Services, Children’s Center for Hope & Healing • Basic Literacy, Alliance for Literacy • Be Great: Graduate, Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County • Center for Counseling & Psychological Services, Brenau University • Counseling, Eagle Ranch • Court Appointed Special Advocates, CASA • Dental Clinic, Good News Clinics • Diabetes Monitoring Project, The Medical Center Foundation • Discovery Summer Day Camp, Gainesville Parks & Recreation • Early Childhood, Challenged Child & Friends • Early Learning Initiative, Gateway Domestic Violence Center • Emergency and Transitional Shelter, The Salvation Army • Family Supplemental Scholarship Program, Challenged Child & Friends • Forensic Interviews, Edmondson-Telford Center • Girl Power, WomenSource • Health Care Services, The Guest House • Health Services Program, Challenged Child & Friends • Healthy Habits Expo, Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County • Hispanic Outreach Program, Boy Scouts of America • Homeless Prevention & Families in Action, Action Ministries • Medical Clinic, Good News Clinics
A PANEL OF 12 HALL COUNTY COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS DETERMINE WHAT PROGRAMS WILL RECEIVE FUNDING FROM UNITED WAY.
Dr. David Smith has humbly provided his leadership, time and passion to United Way serving as the Community Investment chair for the past two years.
INVESTING IN PROGRAMS
• Mentor Program, Center Point • Music Therapy Program, Challenged Child & Friends • Pregnant & Parenting Support & Education, Teen Pregnancy Prevention • Prevention Education, Gateway Domestic Violence Center • Prevention Education, Rape Response • Project Pathfinder, Children’s Center for Hope & Healing • Real, Interactive Summer Experience, Brenau University • Scout Reach, Boy Scouts of America • Shelter Food Program, Gateway Domestic Violence Center • Smart Moves, Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County • SmartGirls, Teen Pregnancy Prevention • Social Services, The Salvation Army • Steward of Children Program, Edmondson-Telford Center • Summer Sensations/Summer Nursing Services, Challenged Child & Friends • Survivor Support Group/Child Witness, Gateway Domestic Violence Center • Training/Competition, Special Olympics • Triple Play Healthy Habits, Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County • Victim Services, Children’s Center for Hope & Healing • Victim Services, Rainbow Children’s Home • Victim Services, Rape Response • Wilheit Student Services/Counseling, Center Point • Women’s Services, Children’s Center for Hope & Healing
“The Community Investment Committee consists of 12 Hall County community volunteers who bring their unique experiences and perspectives from different industries, backgrounds and walks of life to determine what programs will receive funding from United Way,” says David Smith, DVM, Community Investment chair and director of veterinary services & marketing at Merial Select. “As donors themselves, these individuals understand the immense responsibility they have on behalf of our community.” For the 2015-2016 year, the committee carefully reviewed the outcomes from the programs that received funding in the previous year. These programs focused on United Way’s strategic priorities in education, income and health, the basic building blocks of a good quality of life. “It was exciting to see how these programs are able to demonstrate the value of their work and how they are fulfilling United Way’s mission,” reports Dr. Smith. “The committee’s effort resulted in the continued funding of 44 programs in the coming year.” United Way believes we all win when a child succeeds in life, when families are financially stable, and when people are healthy, so we focus our efforts accordingly: • EDUCATION – Helping people, from birth through adult, achieve their potential through learning. • INCOME – Supporting families while they actively achieve financial stability and independence. •H EALTH – Improving people’s physical, mental and social well-being.
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THIS HAS BEEN A TREMENDOUS PARTNERSHIP FOR US IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE.
Brenau College of Education student teaching at RISE camp.
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WE CAN DO MORE TOGETHER THAN ALONE
We know that no one single organization can address all the issues facing our community today. That’s why one of the values that demonstrates how we fulfill our mission of improving lives is to be a PARTNER. In a true partnership, each participant contributes their passion, resources and expertise to achieve a common goal. United Way develops, fosters and supports relationships with businesses, not-for-profit organizations, civic clubs, governments, faith communities, educational institutions and individuals to LIVE UNITED and collectively focus on issues that are important, vital and essential for every resident of Hall County to have a good life.
Students at the 2014 Rise Camp Graduation.
Sometimes, United Way will take a lead role in developing partnerships and other times, we contribute financial resources. Whatever form it takes, United Way is an active partner in a number of collaborative efforts in our community. Here are a few examples… RISE (REAL INTERACTIVE SUMMER EXPERIENCE) A collaboration of Brenau University, Gainesville Housing Authority, Georgia Mountain Food Bank, THINK, Gainesville City School System and United Way of Hall County Summer slide is not something found at a park. Instead, it’s a concern for kids in Hall County and their ability to retain what they’ve learned during the school year. National statistics show that during the summer, low-income children typically lose up to two months in reading achievement as compared to their middle class peers who may actually make slight gains. And if they are already behind in school, this summer slide in learning can have a devastating effect. Brenau University, Gainesville Housing Authority, Gainesville City Schools, THINK and Georgia
Mountain Food Bank partnered together to offer a 6-week summer education program for low income children in grades 1-5. RISE camp provides an opportunity for learning that focuses on reading, writing, math and computer skills, supplemented by supervised field trips, play/fitness activities, and arts and crafts. “By partnering with United Way of Hall County we were able to expand our program to include 5th grade students, and also add 20 more students,” says Maria Calkins, resident services coordinator for Gainesville Housing Authority. “Additionally, United Way’s emphasis on early childhood learning since launching their Read Learn Succeed Program, has helped create more community awareness and momentum to our efforts. This has been a tremendous partnership for us in more ways than one.”
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Northeast Georgia Health System, Hall County Health Department and Good News Clinics partnered together to provide a program targeted to equip low income residents in Hall County with the tools and education they need to better manage their diabetes and improve their health.
BRENAU UNIVERSITY COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES OUTREACH A collaboration of Brenau University, Good News Clinics, Family Promise, The Salvation Army, Gainesville Community Service Center, Rape Response, Three Dimensional Life, and United Way of Hall County Brenau’s Center for Counseling & Psychological Services (BCCPS) offers free or low-cost mental health services for adults, children, couples and families throughout the community. By partnering with United Way of Hall County, BCCPS was able to expand from two locations to six locations and provide services at organizations such as Good News Clinics, Family Promise, The Salvation Army, Gainesville Community Service Center, Rape Response and Three Dimensional Life.
THE LACK OF ADEQUATE COUNSELING FOR INDIVIDUALS LIVING IN OUR COMMUNITY CAN HAVE A NEGATIVE EFFECT ON US ALL.
“The lack of adequate counseling for individuals living in our community can have a negative effect on us all,” says Kristen Green, director of BCCPS at Brenau University. “It can manifest itself into problems in the workplace, home, school, and often through the judicial system. Through United Way’s support, we have been able to expand our program to better target individuals in our community who are currently under-served or have unmet psychological needs.” 9 2014-2015 ANNUAL REPORT
DIABETES MONITORING PROGRAM A collaboration between Northeast Georgia Health System, Hall County Health Department, Good News Clinics and United Way of Hall County Managing a chronic illness can be a challenge for anyone, but for a person living in poverty, the financial burden of managing a disease such as diabetes can be overwhelming. Faced with the choice of buying food for your family, medication or keeping a roof over your head, it’s easy to see how one may choose to forgo the tools to manage the disease in an ongoing manner. Northeast Georgia Health System, Hall County Health Department, Good News Clinics and United Way came together to provide a program for indigent diabetic patients to encourage routine testing and proactive management of the disease. Studies show that ongoing management of diabetes can have profound effects on a patient’s overall health. Providing this program for low income residents in our community to have access to free testing strips and meters allows them to invest in their ongoing health and improve their physical well-being. “United Way generously funded the diabetes testing strips and meters that have been used in our program, improving access to primary medical care for low income patients and helping them become more accountable for their role in managing their diabetes,” says Christy Moore, manager of Community Health Improvement for NGHS and The Medical Center Foundation. “More than 200 patients are enrolled. They agree to keep their appointments, have regular lab work completed and attend needed educational sessions, which helps them better monitor their blood sugar levels and better manage their diabetes. The combination of these efforts are improving patients’ lives daily.”
THANK YOU FOR ENCOURAGING OUR STUDENTS AND COMMUNITY TO GROW IN LITERACY.
Above: A pre-K student receives a book as part of Celebrate Literacy Day. Left: Special guest, Clifford The Big Red Dog, visits with children as part of United Way’s Read Learn Succeed initiative for Celebrate Literacy Day.
READ LEARN SUCCEED Read Learn Succeed was launched in 2014 as an initiative to encourage early learning in children ages birth to five, particularly focusing on reading skills and vocabulary development. Early efforts entered on community and parent/caregiver awareness of the issue. Last spring, the Gainesville City Council and Hall County Board of Commissioners proclaimed May 16, 2014 as “Celebrate Literacy Day,” and United Way hosted a number of activities across the community in partnership with Gainesville City Schools, Head Start, Gainesville Parks & Recreation, Hall County Library System, Northeast Georgia Medical Center, The Longstreet Clinic and others. Special guest, Clifford The Big Red Dog, made a number of appearances throughout the day. Approximately 600 pre-K age children were given a bag of books for summer reading, and their families were provided information on summer enrichment opportunities in our community.
The effort paid off as Adrianne Junius with the Hall County Library System reported over 3,900 youth enrolled in the Summer Reading Program – an increase of over 200 from the previous year. “Gainesville City Schools Pre-K program has been most fortunate to partner with United Way and Read Learn Succeed. As part of Celebrate Literacy Day, each Pre-K student was provided with several books to promote summer reading. Thank you for encouraging our students and community to grow in literacy,” says Tammy Miller, director of the Pre-K Program for Gainesville City Schools. Plans are underway for additional activities that include a partnership with Carroll Daniel Construction and the Gainesville THINK program to build and install several Little Free Libraries and an expanded Summer Reading Program.
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Each year, the Chairman’s Award is given in recognition of a company that demonstrates high campaign excellence, but whose support also extends far beyond the annual campaign. Wilheit Packaging has been a United Way supporter for many years. Providing invaluable in-kind donations, great legacy leadership and volunteer support. This multi- generational leadership began in 1977 with Philip Wilheit Sr., president and CEO of Wilheit Packaging, and continues today with his son, Philip Wilheit, Jr., partner of Wilheit Packaging.
Front Row: Mary Hart Wilheit, Philip Wilheit, Jr. and Steven Brock Back Row: Jay Bates, David Chester and Casey Maney
In addition, Wilheit Packaging has been integral in securing various in-kind donations throughout the years, especially when it comes to our event, Dinner From the Farm. Wilheit Packaging has donated boxes for various collections including food drives, school supply drives, coat drives and toy drives. They truly demonstrate what it means to give,advocate and volunteer, while building a legacy that shows and leads others to LIVE UNITED!
COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS The GIVE, ADVOCATE and VOLUNTEER awards are given each year to honor individuals in the community who have gone beyond the call of duty and truly embody the work of United Way. Kenny Gee of Conditioned Air Systems received the GIVE award, Cheryl Christain of Good News Clinics received the ADVOCATE award and Susan Daniell received the VOLUNTEER award.
COMPANY CAMPAIGNS PUBLIX: $300,666.00 NORTHEAST GEORGIA HEALTH SYSTEM: $135,888.33 FIELDALE FARMS: $95,818.64 CARGILL: $83,094.52 HALL COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM: $65,068.03 CONDITIONED AIR SYSTEMS: $54,203.00
Pictured left to right: Kenny Gee, Cheryl Christian and Susan Daniell
UPS: $49,048.64 WILHEIT PACKAGING: $44,072.00 WRIGLEY MANUFACTURING COMPANY: $42,449.16
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GAINESVILLE CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM: $39,153.53
LEADERSHIP GIVING CIRCLE
When you invest in United Way of Hall County, you are strengthening the building blocks of a good quality of life â€“ Education, Income and Health. We all have the power to make a difference in our community by finding our voice and joining it with others. Advancing the common good is less about helping one person at a time and more about changing systems to help us all. United Way of Hall County Leadership Giving Circle is a group of passionate business and community leaders who exemplify commitment and caring through their philanthropic nature and are change agents in Hall County. The United Way of Hall County Leadership Giving Circle comprises six leadership giving levels and was founded this year as a way to honor and thank our donors who give $1,000 or more annually to invest in the future. As a member of the Leadership Giving Circle you secure a place within Hall County as a guardian for the future. The power and value of your investment goes far beyond the dollars. That is because leadership ultimately inspires, motivates and transforms your life and the lives of others, while connecting the community.
TOCQUEVILLE SOCIETY â€“ $10,000+ Anonymous Dub and Joanne Bagwell Mike and Lynn Cottrell Murray and Daphne David Austin and Regina Edmondson John and Merridy Gram George and Starlet Jones Doug and Diane Magnus Abit and Kayanne Massey
Pete and Cathy Miller Ray and Patti Reulbach Lorry and Sherrie Schrage Lessie Smithgall Jim and Peggy Walters R.K. and Laura Whitehead Philip and Mary Hart Wilheit Charlie and Dancy Wynne
PILLAR SOCIETY $5,000 - $9,999 David and Susan Abee Earl Conway Brian and Kristin Daniel Kenny and Brenda Gee Anne George Jim and Diana Latimer Philip and Addie Wilheit
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TORCH SOCIETY $2,500 - $4,999 Stan and Susie Appleton Danny and Lynda Askew Paul and Jaime Braza Steven and Julie Brock David and Gail Chester Jerry and Karen Coker Al and Ginny Crumley Arnold and Joyce Evans Robert and Julie Ferguson Belinda Folkes Mark and Joy Fowler Chip and Leslie Frierson Dallas and Bobbie Gay Phil and Lisa Hartley Steven Henchock Martha Jacobs Sam and Suzanne Johnson Andy and Brooke Kalinauskas Ben and Virginia Lancaster Tim and Jackie Legg Frank and Shantha McDonald Wayne and Phillippa Moss William and Rhonda Myers Matt and Baya Pruitt Sam and Pat Rauch Antonio Rios George and Sandra Romberg John and Marci Russo David Sellers David D. Smith Jack and Emily Thompson Danny and Melissa Tymchuk David and Elizabeth Umberson Jimmy and Jackie Wallace
CORNERSTONE SOCIETY $1,500 - $2,499
Michael Andrews Alan and Nancy Atwood Jeff Barkley Jeff and Beth Boggan Steve and Carol Burrell W. McMaster Clarke Counte and Jackie Cooley Steven and Donna Cornelison Joseph Destorch Ed and Sarah Dunlap John and Lydia Ferguson Brett and Laura Fowler Rob and Leslie Fowler Randall and Susan Frost Steven and Susan Gilliam Hassie Gordon Bryan and Joy Griffin Jason Henson 13 2014-2015 ANNUAL REPORT
Rick and Elaine Holyfield Rusty and Susan Hopkins Susan Hosford Cliff and Elaine Joliff Frank and Jane Lake Louis Lanier Gerald Lewis James A. Malcolm Jim and Robin Mathis Doug and Tricia McDuff Bradley Mullinax Bob and Jean Oliver Joe and Marsha Piper Strother and Cindy Randolph Renee Richards Ed and Myra Schrader Margaret Schutte Roger and Dorothy Scott Darrell and Darlene Snyder Allen Storey Warren and Jamie Stribling Jeffrey Taylor Dick and Cherry Valentine Wayne and Geraldine Wiggins Joe and Cathy Wood Trey and Morgan Wood Danny and Teresa Woods
BUILDER SOCIETY $1,000 - $1,499
David and Tari Adams Larry Aiuto Michael and Kay Allen Bob Arroyo Norman Baggs Laurie Bagley Emily Bagwell and Ben Kastner Perry and Tracy Barnett Mary Benefield Todd and Callie Black Neal and Sandy Booth Charles and Jane Bradley Michael and Becki Breslin Justin Brewer Daniel and DeAnna Browne Jimmy Bruce Ray and Madge Burch Jason Burkhalter Phil and Judy Bush Shane and Amy Bussler Stephanie Butler Allen and Valerie Butts Tom and Maria Calkins McCallum P. Callahan Lisa Cantrell Dan and Amy Carey Paul and Veronica Carlisle Nancy Carillo
Elizabeth Carswell Benjamin Carter Jack and Leslie Chapman Ross and Sherri Christensen John Cleveland Keith Colby Michael and Bunny Connor Gene Cotton Sam and Margie Couvillon Richard Crooks Joseph Cudney Donald and Becky Custis Carol Ann Daniel Susan Daniell John and Sally Darden Julie Davis and Family Chris Donnay Kit Dunlap Sandra DuVall Larry and Merrianne Dyer Stephen L. Eberhardt Duane and Dawn Elkhill Ashley Ellis Headen and Emily Embry Ashley Evans Hop and Mindy Ferran Jim Fitzgerald Fred and Linda Fletcher Lindsay Flowers Jim and Malinda Foote Mike and Pat Freeman Ron and Martha Fritchley Shane and Emily Gaddy John and Sylvia Garland Brian and Peggy Gracey C. Jake Green Dennis and Gail Greene Amanda Griffin Beth Grimes Helder Guzman Jon Hamilton Ben and Betty Hampton Kurt and Amy Hansen Jonathan Harper Lisa Harris Abb and Heather Hayes Cynthia Hayes Chase Henson Tony and Cathy Herdener Will and Loo Hicks Chris and Melissa Hollifield Colby Holmes Tina Holquin Julius Hulsey Jay and Anna Jacobs Chance and Christina Jones Scott and Dawn Justus Joan Katz Alyssa Kidwell Daniel Knowlton
Bonnie Kortes Buddy and Evie Langston Russell Layton Hilary Ledford Morgan and Kelly Lee Douglas Leizens Astrid Leon Philip Lindenstruth Tracey Lipscomb Robbin Lloyd Wolfgang Lummert Deborah Mack Matt and Bethany Magnus James and Carolyn Mahar Benny and Denise Martin Mary Martin Wesley G. Martin and Family Frances Mathis Arlene Matthews Lon McCaslin Michael McCoy Pam McElrea Scott and Cami McGarity Jennifer McLain Efriem Merritt Melody Millett Dawn L. Moore Jim and Evanda Moore Caroline Mott Nancy Mundy Sorabh Nanda Richard and Linda Nay Jonathan Neeley Craig D. Nelms Pete and Martha Nesbitt Ken and Cathy Nix Dana J. Nordstrom Samuel Norrell Frank and Nancy Norton Jack and Maureen Oliaro Brittany Panter Doug and Carol Patterson Donald Pepper Brenda R. Perez Kevin Peterman Scott Peterman Laurie Pitcher Andy and Michele Piucci Harold Platt Thomas and Teresa Prather Kevin and Marsha Price Spence and April Price David Puciw Ron and Nancy Quinn Munira Ramic Mark Redmond Bill Rezak Cody Riddell John and Nancy Rieben Amy Roach
Wes and Jill Robinson Lyssette Rojas-Guerrero William and Nicole Rollison Carl Romberg Josh Rosier Barclay and Miriam Rushton Blake and Lauren Samples George Sampson Bill Sanders William Saville Ray and Roberta Schuetze Bryan Seay Estefany Serna Richard and Sharon Shelton Hal and Caroline Silcox LeTrell Simpson Gary Smith John and Margie Smith Rodney and Anita Smith Lily Smith Tonya Smith Mickey Spain Bernard Spreitzer Jr. Chad Sridej Jamie Stapler Michael Steinmetz Dennis and Amelia Stockton Glen and Kelly Tawney Donald Thomas Parks Thornton Mallory and Kathy Tillman Katherine Tolhurst Patrick and Ellen Toms Si Truong Geoffrey Turner Frank and Tracy Waggoner Ed and Anne Waller Thomas and Anne Webb Keith and Betsey Whitaker Ronald and Carol Whitmire Lauren Williams Anthony Williamson Elizabeth Winham Siamak Yari
YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY $500 (21-39 YRS. OLD)
Bryan Baumgardner Philip and Lindsay Bonelli Daniel and DeAnna Browne Nick and Amanda Bruner Jimmy Carney Christopher and Abigail Carter James Colbert Sukai Crook Nathan and Katie Curmley Ryan and Dana Doss Matt and Katie Dubnik
Jessica B. Evans Jason and Allyson Everett Nathan and Ginny Fauscett Jimbo and Jenny Floyd Brett and Laura Fowler Shane and Emily Gaddy Matthew and Kristi Goodwin Bryan and Joy Griffin Tony Griffin Miriam Gunter John and Ashley Haynes Josh and Sharon Holt Brian and Callie Hughs Ben and Christy Hulsey Jill Ingram Chance and Christina Jones Brandy Kastner Sally Lanthier Greg Leach Morgan and Kelly Lee Jennifer Little Charles and Jen Loggins Michael John and Amy Lovell Michael and Janet Lowery Nick and Megan Martin Kevin and April Matson Chris and Mary Susan McNeal Loren Miller Cesar and Melissa Molina Bradley Mullinax Guerry and Julie Norwood Anna O`Kelley Will and Kingsley Peeples Joe and Marsha Piper Erin Pitts Kevin and Marsha Price Heidi Pritchett Levi and Emily Pursley Kelley Robertson Nicholas Robertson Lee and Kara Rogers Blake and Lauren Samples Josh and Crystal Schlieman Alan and Jennifer Schuetze Beau and Angela Sheppard Jeff Sims Billie Slinde Daniel Stribling Taylor Stowe Alison Toller Geoffrey Turner Danny and Melissa Tymchuk Jacob VanSickle Philip and Addie Wileit Ron and Bonnie-Lynne Wilson Trey and Morgan Wood
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10% GIVING CLUB â€“ INDIVIDUAL *10% increase in pledge Christa Abercrombie Ronald Adams Lisa Adolf Linda G. Agan Brent Agnew Deborah Aiken Ken Alexander Teresa Alexander Virginia Alexander Andrew L. Allen Kay Allen Roberta Allen Torrass Allen-Stephens Vene Amone Yasnaia Andrade Michael Andrews Janet Applegarth Emily Armistead Sandy Armour Vicki Arnold Toni Arrendale Amber Ayers Deborah Bailey Kevin Bales Scotty Ball April Ballew Therrell and Hirsch Banks Perry and Tracy Barnett Allison Barron Bryan Baumgardner Brenda H. Beal Rose Marie Beard Kay Beaver Deanne Belford Teresa Bell Mary Benefield Karen Benevelli Sondra Berry Chanel Bess Rhonda Blackwell Karen Blakeley Dawn Blankenship Dave Bloom Susan Bolen Philip and Lindsay Bonelli Allison Borchert Janelle Bowker Anna Bowling Ronald Bracewell Cynthia Bradburn Angela Bradley Rex Bradley Claudette P. Bragg Kathy Brechter Laney Brewer Joseph Brice 15 2014-2015 ANNUAL REPORT
Amy Bright David and Carol Brinson Alice Brock Amber Brock Brad Brown Diane Brown Daniel and DeAnna Browne Nick and Amanda Bruner Cindy Bryant Wanda Bulloch Ray and Madge Burch Charles Burchfield Steve and Carol Burrell Nina Burton Chad Burtz Floyd Bush Shane and Amy Bussler Cynthia Cabrera Pat Caldwell Tom and Maria Calkins McCallum P. Callahan Carol Campbell Lloyd Campbell William Campbell Christy Cantrell Elaine Cantrell Luis Carlos Nancy Carillo Kieran Carroll Elizabeth Carswell Christopher and Abigail Carter Mary Casper Elvia Castaneda Jerry Castleberry Patsy Cathcart Alyson Chaffin Amy Chambers Jessica Chambers Jeff and Heather Chandler Amanda Chapman Teresa Childs Philip Chittaro Ronya Churchwell Connie Clark W. McMaster Clarke John Cleveland Sonya Cleveland Kathy Clifton Heather Coates Kimberly Cobb Linda Cobb Sheila Coffee James Colbert Michele Colbert Bryan Collins Jack Collins Lisa Collins Mimi Collins Juan Colmenares Marianna Connor
Cece Conrath Christi Conti-Holloway Earl Conway Kimberly Cook Robert Coughanour Glen Cox Shirley Crawford Celo Crisp Dolores Croce Dana Crocker Chad Crumley Kevin Crumley Steve Crumley Leigh Cumiskey Michele Cutrone An Dang Brian and Kristin Daniel Hung and Huong Vu Bryan Davis Kim Davis Philip Davis Juliana Dean Nicholas Deaton Beth DeLaPerriere Joseph Destorch Scheree Dill Ken and Connie Dixon Linda Dohring Diana Dokken William Dorris Jr. Leslie Dorsey Ryan and Dana Doss Natalie Dowling Mary Dunagan Ed and Sarah Dunlap Helen Dunn Chris and Amy Durrence Ira and Coleta Easington Sheila Ebel Timothy Edge Kathy Edwards Sissy Elliott Vanessa Ellison Philip Elrod Tamara Etterling Arnold and Joyce Evans Luz Evans Tim Evans and Killian Edwards Gloria Farrell Deanna Fawcett Cheryl Fields Robert Finch Willie Finch Becki Fisher Sabrina Fishman Callie Flack Mary Lynn Flanigan Patti Flow Bernard Fonseca Marla Fouts
Brett and Laura Fowler Mark and Joy Fowler Stephanie Free James Freeman Chip and Leslie Frierson Lori Fugere Terry Fung Nichele Gaddy Shane and Emily Gaddy Lindsey D. Gailey Bruce Gant Rodney Garcia Melissa Gasperecz Chris D. Gaunt Kenny and Brenda Gee Alex George Anne George Natalie Gibson Frank Gilleland Tiffany Gillespie Jenny Givens John and Tonya Givorge Heather Glenn Key Goforth Matthew and Kristi Goodwin Hassie Gordon James Grace Alvino Granados Robert Grant Roger Graves Jess Gravitt Katherine Green Bryan and Joy Griffin Tony Griffin Kendall Gruhn Miriam Gunter Melanie Haley Kim Hall Theresa Hall Jon Hamilton Vickie Hamrick Terry and Jeanne Hanlin Kurt and Amy Hansen Brad Hanson Sam Harben III Glinda Harben Robert Harding Evelyn Harper Everett Harrington Lisa Harris Shawana Harrison Lesa Hartley Lane Hartness Amy Hayes Cynthia Hayes Sandra Haynes Kristy Hene Jason Henson Tony and Cathy Herdener Exequiel B. Hernandez
Melisa Hernandez Will and Loo Hicks Zane Hill Marvin Hitt Randy Hobbs Debra Holder Charlyne Holland Emmanuel L. Holland John Hollingsworth Rick and Elaine Holyfield Josten Hopkins Ron Hopkins Rusty and Susan Hopkins Jennifer Hopman Kimberly Hubbard Dawn Hucks Christopher Hudson Janice Hughes Emily W. Hulsey Megan Hulsey Jill Ingram Albert and Megan Izaguirre Delma Jackson Michael Jackson Tiffany Jackson Maria G. Jimenez Julie Johnson Robin Johnson Chance and Christina Jones Courtney Jones Derrick Jones Lane Jones Marty Jones Scott and Dawn Justus Andy and Brooke Kalinauskas Grady Kastner Kathleen W. Keita Deidre Kell Benjamin Keller James Kelley Heidi C. Kennedy Alyssa Kidwell Wanda A. King Kenneth Kinsey Robert Kinsey Brenda Kirt Jennifer Kogod Brandi Kokaly Diane Korzeniewski Steven Lackey Frank and Jane Lake Ben and Virginia Lancaster Teri Lance Betty Langston Sally Lanthier Rufus and LaCrisia Larkin Ronda Larned Clare Lashley Tammy Lashley Jamie Laster
Kaitlin Law Robert Lawson, III Russell Layton Morgan and Kelly Lee Tim and Jackie Legg Sarah J. Leisan Richard Lewallen Gerald Lewis Zhirui Li Meghan Lifsey Ageu Lima Martha Lipold Adondra Little Linda Little John Loftus Misty Lomax Kristy Lopez Chor Lor Mary-Rollins Lothridge Deborah Lotti Heather Loveless Michael and Janet Lowery Deborah Mack Stacey MacLeish Judith Mancuso Aaron Martin Anne Martin Jerry Martin Sheree Martin Jose Martinez Mitchell Martins Frances Mathis Jim and Robin Mathis Mimi Mathis Elizabeth Matthews Sue Matthews Lon McCaslin John McCollum Michael McCormac Robert McCoy Pam McElrea Natalie McGarvey Elizabeth McGill Amy McGrew Kimberly McGuirt Pamela McKune Mary S. McNeal Charles Medlock Efriem Merritt Marie Merritt Peggy Michael Steven Mickens Megan Middleton Leslie Miller Cynthia Millwood Stephanie Millwood Rosemarie Monacella Beatriz Montes Bruce Montgomery David and Beverly Moody
Dawn L. Moore Jamey Moore Patsy Moorehead Roxane Morales Alex Moreira Eric Morgan Janet Morley Ronda Morris Judy Morrow Brian Moss Bradley Mullinax Jackie Mulling Nancy Mundy Linda Murray Jerry Myers William and Rhonda Myers Jean Neptune Sonja Neville Nick Niesiekwoski Thomas Nihill Derrick Ninh Ken and Cathy Nix Marlena Nix Julie Norman Samuel Norrell Monika Norris Laura Novothy-Beaver Lucy Nutt Zach Oliaro Scott Ordahl Sarah Orr Kerri Palmer Michelle Palmer Claudine Parker Kay Parks Jennifer Passmore Rita Patel Curtis Payne Kristen Payne Kathy Peake Will and Kingsley Peeples Brenda R. Perez Pat Perry Tammy Peterson Fancy Pettit Carl Phillips Brian Pickens Angela Pirkle Charity Pittman Andy and Michele Piucci Jasmine Poole Veronica Portillo Holly Ann Pratt Dana Presnell Kevin and Marsha Price Mary Price Sharon Prichard Matt and Baya Pruitt Zachery Pulliam Jared Putnam
Denise Ramsey Sam and Pat Rauch Mark Redmond Eve Reeves Ray and Patti Reulbach Hilda Reyes Angela Rice Renee Richards Martha Rightmeyer Antonio Rios Daniel and Gabby Roberts Kathy Roberts Alese Rocke Robert Rodden Nora Roe Lyssette Rojas-Guerrero William and Nicole Rollison Chris and Alison Romberg Demetric Rucker Jeffrey and Jennifer Rudeseal Brooke Russell John and Marci Russo Rhonda Ryals Heather Sachs Richard and Elaine Sahler David Salyers Blake and Lauren Samples Patricia Sanabria Tracy Santimauro Titia Sargent Cheryl Satterfield Belinda Sauret James Savage Paula Sawyer Melissa Sayne Dan Schaap Beth Schmus Claude and Mary Schneider Joseph Schoettlin Roger and Dorothy Scott Lowell A. Seabolt Michelle Seabolt Keith Segars Deborah Sewell Karen Sexton Laura Seymour Phyllis Sheffield Bertha Shields Kristen Shirley Tessa Shirley Jesse Shook Amy Simmons Christinna Simpson LeTrell Simpson Joy Sims Duduzile Siphambili Kathleen Skelton Kevin Small Harold Smith Kathy Smith 2014-2015 ANNUAL REPORT 16
Kelly C. Smith Kelly K. Smith Mindy L. Smith Patricia Smith Rodney and Anita Smith Sally Smith Samantha Smith Thaddeus Smith DeAnn Smithson Evan Souther Laetitia Spindola Brian M. St. Pierre Darla Stafford Jamie Stapler Michael Steinmetz Michael Stephens Richard Stokes Paula Stubbs Amanda Studer Terenca Sullins Lisa Swenson Daniel Tenkersley Pam Tanner Anne Tarkington Jeffrey Taylor Michele Taylor Moira Templeton Kimberly Terrell Charles M. Terry Po Than Suzanne Thomas Kendall Thompson Audrey Thornton Nancy Tims James V. Tipton III Javiar Torres Jennifer Townsend Rena Townsend Quentin Trammell Tracy Troutman Janice Trowers Victoria Truelove Cindy A. Tu 17 2014-2015 ANNUAL REPORT
Subrina Turk Lorri Turner Wayne A. Turner Danny and Melissa Tymchuk Parcel Service Paula Uscanga Anne Marie Valimont Catherine Valpey Jacob VanSickle John and Margaret Vardeman Felicitas Vasquez Leslie Vaughn Javier Vazquez Miriam Veal Robert Venable Wayne Vickery Jennifer Vo Evangeline Voxx Mandy Wade Dana Walker Lori Walker Jimmy and Jackie Wallace Leigh L. Wallace Berry Walton Jerry and Sue Ward Nancy Ware Tracie Webb Amy Wehunt Brent Wehunt Anita West Jennifer Westbrook David and Faye Westfall Carol Wheeler Lazondra Whelchel Keith and Betsey Whitaker Davis and Amy White Elizabeth White Matt White Linda Whitehead Kathy Whitmire Ronald and Carol Whitmire Christen Wilbanks Dallas Wiley
Melissa Wiley Philip and Addie Wilheit Kenny Williams Joyce Wilson Charles and Jen Loggins Mary Wingo Kelly Winn Raphael Wise Joe and Cathy Wood Nicole Wood Trey and Morgan Wood Allen Woodall Sharon Woodall Chuck Woodard Isaac Woods Danny and Teresa Woods Robert and Deena Woodworth Jennifer Worley Susan Wright Janice Young Quincy Young Patricia M. Zaudtke
10% GIVING CLUB â€“ BUSINESSES *10% increase in pledge Cargill Carroll Daniel Construction Co. Challenged Child & Friends, Inc. Conditioned Air Systems Crystal Farms Inc. Enota Multiple Intelligencies Academy Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) Fair Street Elementary School FedEx Flowery Branch High School Forum Communications Gateway Domestic Violence Center Gold Creek Foods, LLC
Hulsey, Oliver & Mahar Industrial Pipe & Supply Jacobs Media Corporation Johnson High School Kroger #437 Lanier Elementary School Liberty Mutual Lula Elementary School Lyman Hall Elementary School Merial Select Inc. North Georgia Community Foundation North Hall Middle School Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic Peach State Bank & Trust PPG Industries Publix #1279 Publix #706 Publix #717 Publix #844 Riverside Military Academy Sapa North America Sardis Enrichment School State Farm Insurance Syfan Logistics / The Truck Center Tadmore Elementary School Target # 2387 The Norton Agency Turner Wood & Smith Inc. United Parcel Service United Way of Hall County Watkins Total Healthcare Wells Fargo Advisors Wells Fargo Braselton Branch West Hall High School West Hall Middle School White Sulphur Elementary School Whitehead Die Casting Wilson Orthodontics World Language Academy
TO OUR 2014-2015 CORPORATE SPONSORS PLATINUM SPONSORS
Pictured left to right: DeAnna Browne, operations & finance administrator; Joy Griffin, vice president of resource development; Jackie Wallace, president & CPO; Sidney Middlebrooks, relationship management coordinator and Ruth Demby, Read Learn Succeed coordinator
FINANCIAL REPORT CONDENSED STATEMENT OF ACTIVITIES MAY 1, 2013 - APRIL 30, 2014 Revenues CONDENSED STATEMENT OF ACTIVITIES $1,495,596.00 Campaign MAY 1, 2012 - APRIL 30, 2013 $77,973.00 Other revenues
Revenues Campaign Total public support & revenue Other revenues
Expenses Gross funds distributed Less donor designations Expenses Other program services Gross funds distributed services LessSupporting donor designations United Wayservices Worldwide dues Other program Total public support & revenue
Supporting services Total expenses United Way Worldwide dues
(decrease) to net assets TotalIncrease expenses LossNet from discontinued assets, 5/1/13 operations
$1,647,319.00 $1,573,569.00 $102,384.00 $1,749,703.00
$1,557,490.00 $(87,718.00) $75,261.00 $1,688,391.00 $321,192.00 $(132,154.00) $17,696.00 $59,014.00 $337,023.00 $1,883,921.00 $17,752.00
Increase (decrease) to net assets Net assets, 4/30/14
Net assets, 5/1/12
Net assets, 4/30/13
The Condensed Statement of Activities has not been audited. completeStatement copy of the statements for the year ending April 30, 2014 The A Condensed of audited Activitiesfinancial has not been audited. is available review on our website. Log on for to www.UnitedWayHallCounty.org A complete copyfor of the audited financial statements the year ending April 30, 2013 and click onfor“Accountability” under the tab. is available review on our website. Log About on to www.UnitedWayHallCounty.org and click on “Accountability” under the About tab. The audit was presented to the United Way of Hall County board of directors at their The meeting audit wason presented the United Way of Hall County Board of July 23,to2014. Directors at their meeting on August 1, 2013.
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Published on May 15, 2015
United Way of Hall County unites people, organizations and resources to improve lives in Hall County.