Grove Hill, AL – United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) announced a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on May 29th at 11:00 a.m. at the new Clarke County Outreach Center (CCOC). The center is located at 118 Clark Street in Grove Hill.
The ceremony will include remarks from Joe Bedwell, Clarke County Chair of BancorpSouth Bank, UWSWA Board member, and Clarke County Committee member; Dr. Tony Waldrop, UWSWA Board Chair and President of University of South Alabama; Mobile County District One Commissioner Merceria Ludgood; UWSWA President and CEO Jill Chenoweth; and others. Guests are invited for tours of the facility and refreshments.
(Mobile, AL) –
On Friday, May 3, 2019, United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) will hold its Twenty-Fifth Annual Day of Caring, one of the region’s largest single-day of volunteerism.
Last year, 390 employees from local companies volunteered more than 1,800 hours improving their community, equating to an economic impact of $45,000 in just one day of service.
(Mobile, AL) – On Friday, April 26, Airbus Americas Engineering Mobile (Airbus) and United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA), in partnership with Mobile Area Education Foundation (MAEF), the Exploreum Science Center (Exploreum), Palmer Pillans Middle School (Pillans), and Mobile County Public Schools (MCPSS), held a closing event for the 2019 Airbus Foundation Flying Challenge (AFFC), a twelve-week-long mentoring program funded by the Airbus Foundation that focuses on character development and STEM activities for students at Pillans..
Mobile, AL – Do you know someone with a HEART OF GOLD? UWSWA is proud to honor its volunteers with the Heart of Gold Award, which recognizes volunteers for their dedication and service in the areas of education, health, financial stability, or essentials. The engagement of the hundreds of individuals who volunteer with us each year is critical to the success of both United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) and its 48 partner agencies. Last year, the work of these volunteers was valued at more than a half a million dollars—money that was invested in programs and services that addressed our communities’ needs.
Mobile, AL – United Way of Southwest Alabama’s 2019 Annual Meeting will be August 15, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Hotel and will feature keynote speaker Pulitzer Prize Winner Fox Butterfield.
Mobile, AL – UWSWA announced the Emerging Leaders’ Steering Committee on April 15, 2019. The new committee members will provide leadership and direction for the Emerging Leaders. We look for great things to come.
Mobile, AL – On April 27, Wal-Mart is hosting a Wellness Day event that you don’t want to miss! They’re offering free cholesterol and glucose tests, blood pressure screenings, giveaways, and more! Before you visit, download the FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card. Show it at the pharmacy to save on your prescriptions. https://familywize.org/walmart/wellness
Mobile, AL – Come and get connected with your community. UWSWA Emerging Leaders invite participants, between the ages of 21 and 40, to stop by the Engaging the Next Generation (ENG) Volunteer Fair during LoDa Artwalk on Friday, May 10th between 6 and 8 p.m.