Together with local volunteers and community partners, we help everyone in our region feel safe, secure, and supported.
The United Way of Chattahoochee Valley aims to advance equity and achieve child, family, and community well-being.
Our Focus Areas
Our work focuses on three pillars that form the foundation of a good life.
Helping everyone have a place to call home.
Ensuring students have the tools to succeed.
Promoting physical and mental wellness.
We envision a collaborative, resilient region where every person can thrive.
We appreciate the time, talent, treasure, and experience of our community.
We inspire community action to create positive change.
We adapt to the changing needs of our community.
We believe in the inherent dignity of every person.
We build relationships to achieve our mission and vision.
For over 70 years, we’ve helped fund local agencies that better people’s lives in our community.
Thanks to our donors, volunteers, board members, and staff, we’ve grown into the trusted organization we are today, building opportunities for the Chattahoochee Valley’s current and future residents.
Our Community Partners
With the help of these generous organizations and companies, the United Way builds opportunities for everyone in the Chattahoochee Valley.
These community leaders help guide our organization and find the best ways to create positive change.
Ms. Terry Bargy
WC Bradley Company
Mr. Kevin Blair
Ms. Catherine Budzynski
Aflac Global Ventures
Mr. Craig Burgess, J.D.
Columbus State University
Mr. Randy Burt
Dr. Brenda Coley
Russell County School District
Mr. Sebastian Dixon
Ms. Melissa Gauntt
Mr. Isaiah Hugley
Columbus Consolidated Government
Mr. Rodney Mahone
The McClatchy Company
Ms. Jensen M. Melton
Community Volunteer, Attorney
Mr. David Mitchell
Columbus State University
Mr. Rinkesh Patel
President, RAM Hotel Management
Mr. Keith Pierce
TSYS Issuer Solutions
Mr. Robbie Raybon
Head of Acquisitions, Covey Equity
Mr. Teddy Reese
The Reese Firm, LLC
Dr. Andy Roddenbery
Columbus Surgical Specialists, LLC
Dr. Dionne Rosser-Mims
Troy State University
Ms. GwenDolyn Ruff, SPHR
Columbus Water Works
Rabbi Beth Schwartz
Ms. Jackie Screws
Chattahoochee Valley Community College
Mr. Len Sexton
Synovus Securities, Inc.
Chief Raymond Smith
Chief of Police
Phenix City, AL
Ms. D. Melody Trimble
St. Francis-Emory Healthcare
Mr. W. Clark Turner
W.C. Turner Investments
Mr. Jack Turner
Gwaltney Ventures/TigerJack LLC
Ms. Erica Walker
Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley
Ms. Randi Warren
Senior Associate Counsel, AFLAC
Mr. Rob Ward
We are a talented and diverse team seeking solutions to some of life’s most profound problems. It’s a big task, but the reward is even bigger: a better community for everyone.