In July 2017, Jane* received a life-changing diagnosis. Jane, a 25-year-old mom of two, was living with her mother when she (Jane) learned that she was HIV positive. Knowing that the stigma of having HIV was strong in her family, Jane was not ready to tell her mother and the rest of her family about […]
STUFF THE BUS SUCCESS STORY Heartwarming story: Dr. Barbara Weaver, Principal of MLK Elementary, shares a story of a grandparent who was moved by the generosity of Stuff The Bus donors and volunteers. CLICK HERE to learn more about Stuff The Bus and donate online.
Zackary dropped out of school in eleventh grade to care for his mother, who had health issues. Working as the breadwinner to support his family, he was doing well as a butcher but wanted to do something different with his life. He heard about BRIDGE of Columbus on the radio. BRIDGE’s GED program is funded […]
Jeff had struggled with drug use for a long time. After spending six weeks in a hospital with a major brain infection, Jeff needed follow up care. He decided to move from Tucson, Arizona to Columbus, Georgia to be near his parents. When he first moved to Columbus, Jeff stayed at Grace House, a United […]
Erica Walker shares her story about how United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley has personally impacted her and how United Way impacts our community. Support The Chattahoochee Valley By Giving To United Way. We all have a DIFFERENT STORY, but we are a part of 1 COMMUNITY! Click Here To GIVE. Click here to read more success stories.