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FAQ

How long has the United Way of Camden County been in existence?

Do you have a yearly campaign?

How is money raised distributed to local agencies?

How do you choose who will be a Partner Agency?

How can I give to the United Way?

How can I volunteer in Camden County?

 

 

How long has the United Way of Camden County been in existance?

UWOCC was created in 1979.  To learn more about UWOCC, please visit our History page.

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Do you have a yearly campaign?

Yes.  Our campaign season generally will begin in the fall of the year (late August/early Sept.) and lasts through February of the next year.  We will campaign for 5 full months to raise money for our agencies.

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How is money raised distributed ot local agencies?

Any money that is designated to a specific agency goes directly to that agency.  All donations that are not designated go into a United Way general fund.  After the campaign is over, the United Way Volunteer Allocations Team (VAT) reviews all applications and makes a proposal for the United Way Board to approve. The Board will vote, and if recommendations are approved, letters will be sent to each agency letting them know how much they will be awarded for the year.  Distributions are sent quarterly to agencies.

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How do you choose what nonprofits will be United Way Partner Agencies?

An organization must have official 501(c)3 (nonprofit) status to be considered for UWOCC grant funding.  Each March, UWOCC will make available its grant application.  Applications will go out to all previous United Way agencies as well as any new nonprofit agencies who submit a request.  The Budget and Allocations Committee will then review the applications and make recommendations as to how to distribute funds each year.

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How can I give to the United Way of Camden County?

Many large employers in Camden County participate in payroll deduction.  We encourage everyone to check with their HR department.  If you would like to give a one-time donation, you can send it by check to:

 

United Way of Camden County

707 Osborne Street

St.Marys, GA 31558

 

Or, if you would like to donate online, click here.

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How can I volunteer in Camden?

There are many exciting volunteer opportunities available in Camden County.  To let us know what opportunities you may be interested in, please click here and complete our webform.

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