United Way of the Coastal Empire calls on Everyday Heroes to Live United and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families in our community. Led by Campaign Chair Michael C. Traynor, Publisher of the Savannah Morning News, United Way invites the entire community to join us as we kickoff our community wide fund raising campaign Thursday, September 8, 2011, 11:45 am – 1:00p.m. at the Savannah Civic Center.
The keynote speaker for this occasion is Tony Marsella, President & Chief Operating Officer of Ranger Data Technologies.
During the kickoff, United Way will celebrate the successful conclusion of the Pacesetter campaign as well as announce the campaign goal. United Way of the Coastal Empire serves Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and Liberty counties.
The mission of United Way of the Coastal Empire (UWCE) is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities.
Through partnerships, long-term planning and wise investment of donor contributions, United Way supports community programs and services within four priority issue areas: Education & Youth Development, Health & Wellness, Economic Independence and Basic Human Needs.
United Way is a volunteer driven organization. A broad and diverse base of volunteer carefully review organization requests for funding, paying special attention to management, program delivery and outcomes accountability to ensure that your donations through the Community Fund are truly making a difference.