United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley plays an important role in building our community. We are a non-profit organization led by local volunteers that collaborate with local partners, schools, organizations and corporations on priority community issues to help make the greatest difference. Our main focus areas are to improve Economic Mobility, Educational Equity, and Health Access of all people in the Chattahoochee Valley. Gifts of time, talent and financial resources make the work of United Way possible. Please join us in our commitment to build a strong community, transform lives and create opportunities for a good life for all.
To advance equity and achieve child, family and community well-being.
We envision a collaborative, resilient region where every person can thrive.
The organization now known today as United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley has been funding local nonprofit agencies for nearly 70 years.
Since 1950, we have impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need in our community. Through the support of donors, volunteers and volunteer Board members, we have grown to be the trusted organization that we are today.
Becky is responsible for Major Accounts and Tocqueville.
Pat is responsible for implementing the city’s plan to end homelessness.
Jennifer St John
Jennifer is responsible for working to achieve impact in the four focus areas through grant making, initiatives, collaborations, and strategic partnerships.
Neashada AgbasiCase Manager, Home For Good
Shay BattonSpecialist, Finance & Operations
Tamara CampbellOutreach Coordinator, Community Schools United
Anna CannonRelationship Manager
Rachel ChamblessDirector, Engagement
Cindy DavisCase Manager, Home for Good
Cathy DevaneSpecialist, HMIS/CES, Home For Good
Terry GallupsDirector, Home for Good
Edith GilesExecutive Assistant
Denise GuthrieManager, Accounts Receivable & Special Events
Sidney HouckManager, Community Schools United
Lauren LynnManager, Marketing and Communication
Denise McWhorterHousing Case Manager, Home For Good
Candace MuncyManager, 211 & Impact
Grace NagelDirector, The Basics
Lindsey PlattsDirector, Marketing & Communications
Haley RameyDirector, Resource Development
Tammie ReddingManager, Coordinated Entry, Home For Good
Pam RomeroDirector, Community Schools United
Valerie WardData Manager
Shay is responsible for Accounts Payable and Payroll.
Anna helps to build and maintain relationships with volunteers and donors.
Rachel is responsible for Community and Corporate Volunteer Engagement and Women United.
Terry is responsible for overseeing housing case management and outreach efforts for partnering agencies within the Columbus, Muscogee and Russell County Continuum of Care.
Edith is responsible for providing administrative support to senior management, the Board of Directors and their committees.
Denise is responsible for Accounts Receivable and special events.
Lauren is part of the Marketing Team, managing the United Way brand, creating materials to support our mission and staff, and helping share the great work we do in our community.
Candace is responsible for cultivating relationships with agencies and maintaining the 211 database.
Lindsey is in charge of internal/external marketing strategies and communications.
Haley is responsible for mid-level workplace Campaigns and manages key volunteers.
Tammie is responsible for referring clients to agencies that can possibly assist their needs to end homelessness.
Pam is responsible for executing the coordination and alignment of resources for United Way’s Community School Strategy to achieve Education and Child-Well Being goals.
Valerie is responsible for managing Loaned Executive Program and workplace campaigns.
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|Mr. Teddy Reese
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|Ms. Cheryl Burns|
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|Mr. Randy Burt|
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|Mr. Ron Daniel|
Daniel Appliance Company
|Ms. Jackie Screws
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Columbus Engine Center
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