Mission: Our mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of the lowndes county community.
Programs: United way administers the annual fundraising campaign to collect donations to invest in education, income and health programs and initiatives delivered by multiple programs helping residents of lowndes county who have the greatest needs. Additionally, united way administers the annual fundraising campaign to collect donations that allow donors to choose where their contribution goes. These designated funds are passed through to the other not-for-profit organizations. United way collects donor dollars to fund community impact work in education, income, and health by mobilizing caring to effect change by promoting volunteerism, community philanthropy and community building. Current initiatives include partnering with helping hands for the annual fan drive; partnering with local businesses for coat and blanket drives in the winter; familywize prescription assistance; emergency food and shelter grant program; participating with the lowndes county emergency management agency for disaster response preparations; and conducting various community participation events, such as day of service (9/11), day of giving (10/24), day of action (6/20), and make a difference day (10/24).