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Important Information for the Color Run!

The mission of the United Way of Gordon County Young Leaders Society is to foster opportunities for volunteerism, philanthropy, and a spirit of caring throughout the communities in which we live and work.


United Way of Gordon County’s Young Leaders Society (UW YLS) presents their first fundraiser, the YLS Gordon County Color Run! This is an opportunity to start a new tradition in the Sonoraville community. This fundraiser will support the ongoing philanthropic efforts for the Young Leaders Society and will provide additional assistance to the community.


The UW YLS began on June, 1st 2016, the organization hosted two luncheon events with leaders in the community, a networking event for new membership, and several volunteer activities. Beginning in December 2016, YLS volunteers have prepared and served food in the VAC Community Kitchen, assisted with the distribution of Christmas Baskets to senior citizens, collected school supplies for Gordon County Schools, and in March will be assisting with the Backpack Buddies program for Calhoun City Schools. Other volunteer activities are being planned.


Membership requirements for UW YLS are as follows:

  • 21-45 years of age
  • Minimum annual contribution to United Way of Gordon County of $240.00
  • Minimum of 20 hours of volunteer service to the community


For more information please contact Ashley Goble at