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Who We Are

Our community’s mission: Reduce poverty.

United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley leads efforts to address our community’s toughest challenge: Poverty. We partner with organizations and people of all backgrounds to provide every person in our community with opportunities to succeed. Let’s work together for a brighter future for all. 

our community’s vision: a collaborative, resilient region where every person can thrive.

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Our Team

Our Community Partners

With the help of these generous organizations and companies, the United Way builds opportunities for everyone in the Chattahoochee Valley.

Board of directors

These community leaders help guide our organization and find the best ways to create positive change.

Ms. Terry Bargy

W.C. Bradley Company


Mr. Kevin Blair

Synovus


Ms. Catherine Budzynski

Ohmium


Mr. Craig Burgess, J.D.

Morehouse College


Mr. Mike Burns

Ret., Fort Moore Maneuver Center of Excellence


Dr. Brenda Coley

Russell County School District


Ms. Melissa Gauntt

East Alabama Chamber of Commerce 


Mr. John Greenhaw

Ret., United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley


Mr. Isaiah Hugley

Columbus Consolidated Government


Ms. Dawn Jenkins

Muscogee County School District 


Mr. Rodney Mahone

Chronicle of Philanthropy


Mr. Rinkesh Patel

RAM Hotel Management


Mr. Keith Pierce

Retired, TSYS 


Mr. Robbie Raybon

Covey Equity


Mr. Teddy Reese

The Reese Firm, LLC


Dr. Andy Roddenbery

Columbus Surgical Specialists, LLC


Dr. Dionne Rosser-Mims

Troy University


Ms. GwenDolyn Ruff, SPHR

Columbus Water Works


Rabbi Beth Schwartz

Retired, Temple Israel


Ms. Jackie Screws

Chattahoochee Valley Community College


Mr. Len Sexton

Synovus Securities, Inc.


Raymond Smith

Public Safety Director, 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


Mr. Rob Ward

St. Luke


Ms. Randi Warren

Aflac


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