The Habersham United Way's annual campaign officially kicked off on August 25, 2019. See how "Change Today provides Hope for Tomorrow" by getting involved now!
With so many issues facing our community, it's not always easy to figure out how to help. Our focus is on education, income and health—the building blocks for a good quality of life and a strong community. We ensure your generous donations go to help the people right here at home in the most efficient and effective ways possible.
Habersham County United Way is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Money raised locally, stays local. Ninety-nine cents of every dollar you give to the Habersham United Way stays right here in our community. It's a simple formula that works! You give to the United Way and the United Way uses those funds for a wide variety of programs and services in the community.
With so many issues facing our community, it's not always easy to figure out how to help. So many groups ask for your support and you want to be sure your time and money are making a difference. Our focus is on education, income and health—the building blocks for a good quality of life and a strong community. We ensure your generous donations go to help the people right here at home in the most efficient and effective ways possible.
United Way is based on the principle that united, we are stronger than we can ever be alone. There are over 1,400 United Way organizations across the country. Each United Way is autonomous. The Habersham County United Way is a local, volunteer-driven organization that raises and distributes funds to meet the needs of our community. Volunteers from all walks of life work to make sure your money is well spent. The volunteer Board of Directors select and monitor agencies and programs that provide critical human care services, services that make a real difference in people's lives here in Habersham County.
Money raised locally, stays local! Ninety-nine cents of every dollar you give to the Habersham County United Way stays right here in our community. It's a simple formula that works. You give to the United Way. The United Way uses the money collected to fund a wide variety of programs and services that help people in our community year round.
But United Way isn't just a fund-raising organization. We work closely to partner with private businesses, local government, and non-profits to pinpoint and address critical community issues. United Way builds and maintains human service support structures that create a healthier, stronger community.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: BILLY BOYD
Carrie Akers, The Torch Christian Academy
Michelle Blackburn, Habersham County Schools
Bob Cook, Retired
Phil DeMore, Retired
Kerry Edwards, The Orchard Golf & Country Club
Connie Foster, Fieldale Farms Corporation
Vicky Frankum, North GA Technical College
Laura Garrett, Garrett Family Medicine
Adam Harper, United Community Bank
Pam Hendrix, Windstream Communications
Linda Henry, Retired
Amy Hulsey, North GA Technical College
Matt McClurg, South State Bank
Heather NeSmith, Preschool Music/Librarian The Torch Christian Academy
Alex Paris, Ethicon
Vinitha Robinson, Habersham County Government
Kent Rothwell, Weaver Parts
Heather Sinyard, Fieldale Farms Corporation
Zane Stewart, McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
Chris Strals, South State Bank
Ann Sutton, Piedmont College
President - Heather Sinyard
President Elect - Bob Cook
Treasurer - Ann Sutton
Secretary - Laura Garrett
Allocations Chair - Bob Cook
Allocations Co-Chair - Carrie Akers
Campaign Chair - Connie Foster
Campaign Co-Chairs - Kerry Edwards & Chris Strals
Public Relations & Social Media Chair - Margie Sirmans
Finance Chair - Ann Sutton