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United Way Agencies Serving During COVID-19

February 24, 2021 Thressea H. Boyd, Host Season 2 Episode 7
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United Way Agencies Serving During COVID-19
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South Georgia Insider
United Way Agencies Serving During COVID-19
Feb 24, 2021 Season 2 Episode 7
Thressea H. Boyd, Host

To say COVID was a disruption in 2020 is an understatement. Nonprofits were at the forefront of relief efforts as they continued to serve the most vulnerable and underserved people in their communities. 

In this episode, we are talking to Michael Smith, executive director of the Greater Valdosta United Way, and Caroline Horne, executive director of the Colquitt County United Way

COVID-19 brought challenges

·       Food distribution, especially school children

·       Helping families that are having difficulty paying rent and utilities

·       Nonprofit agencies stepped up

·       Brought attention to lack of broadband in rural communities 

·       Fundraising efforts were derailed, nonprofits had to find new ways to raise money

·       Volunteer opportunities were hindered

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Show Notes

To say COVID was a disruption in 2020 is an understatement. Nonprofits were at the forefront of relief efforts as they continued to serve the most vulnerable and underserved people in their communities. 

In this episode, we are talking to Michael Smith, executive director of the Greater Valdosta United Way, and Caroline Horne, executive director of the Colquitt County United Way

COVID-19 brought challenges

·       Food distribution, especially school children

·       Helping families that are having difficulty paying rent and utilities

·       Nonprofit agencies stepped up

·       Brought attention to lack of broadband in rural communities 

·       Fundraising efforts were derailed, nonprofits had to find new ways to raise money

·       Volunteer opportunities were hindered

Join us next time as we continue to highlight why South Georgia is a great place to live, work, and play.

Subscribe to the South Georgia Business Magazine and South Georgia Insider (monthly e-newsletter), both available at no charge.

Thanks to our sponsor Smalltown Broadcasting and WDDQ, home of the Scott James Matheson Show, where you can listen to live from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., Monday through Friday on Talk 92.1 http://talk921.com/ or through the TuneIn app https://tunein.com/radio/Talk-921

South Georgia Insider is produced by Spencer Van Horn, Smalltown Broadcasting. 

 Follow us on:

 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SouthGeorgiaMagazine

 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/southgeorgiamagazine/

 Twitter: https://twitter.com/SouthGAMag

 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/15187535/admin/