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You're Invited to our Lunch and Learn Event on August 24

You're Invited!

United Way of Gordon County believes that small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and churches play a critical role in maintaining a thriving local economy, and people want to shop at businesses that support their community. We are pleased to offer an opportunity to come and learn about our new Small Business Circle while enjoying a delicious catered lunch free of charge. 

The event will take place on Wednesday, August 24th from 12:00 - 1:00 pm at the Harris Arts Center, located at 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, GA 30701. 

United Way is Celebrating 35 Years of Serving Gordon County

For 35 years, the United Way of Gordon County has mobilized caring people to invest in our community where resources are needed most. With origins dating back to the 1960s, the United Way became an official 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in April of 1987. To read our complete press release about our 35 years serving Gordon County, read below.

Press Release - May 2022

Unity Run XXIX Is Coming

The Unity Run 5K is going back to the 1980s with our 29th annual 5K coming up on Tuesday, September 27, 2022!

Why the 1980s?
We are celebrating 35 years of United Way serving the Gordon County area. Since we were founded in 1987, the Unity Run 5K will have a theme: the 1980's to celebrate our 35th year! So grab those tube socks, rock those sweat headbands, clip on those fanny packs, dust off your old cassette walkmans, embrace the side pony, and join us in all your 80s glory! 

Unity Run XXVIII

UNITED WAY’S UNITY RUN 5K IS BACK!

United Way of Gordon County is excited to announce its 28th Annual Unity Run 5K is scheduled for Tuesday, September 28, 2021. This year’s 5K race is in person, and will be held in a more traditional format with staggered start times to limit congestion at the start line. Since 1994, the Unity Run 5K has signaled the official start to the United Way of Gordon County’s annual fundraising campaign.  The Unity Run 5K is a fundraiser for United Way and raises money for our community partner agencies in Gordon County.

Couple 10: Suzanne and Tony

You’re invited to United Way of Gordon County’s 10th and final presentation of Calhoun’s Dancing with the Stars presented by Mohawk Industries, Calhoun-Gordon Community Foundation, and Morning Pointe of Calhoun. The record-setting fundraiser will close with an April 16 finale at the Calhoun Performing Arts Center at 7:00 p.m. A dress rehearsal is scheduled for Thursday, April 15 with tickets sold at a discounted rate. This year’s show will feature a combination of adult and student dance teams as they compete to raise funds for United Way of Gordon County.

Couple 9: Ian and Raven

You’re invited to United Way of Gordon County’s 10th and final presentation of Calhoun’s Dancing with the Stars presented by Mohawk Industries, Calhoun-Gordon Community Foundation, and Morning Pointe of Calhoun. The record-setting fundraiser will close with an April 16 finale at the Calhoun Performing Arts Center at 7:00 p.m. A dress rehearsal is scheduled for Thursday, April 15 with tickets sold at a discounted rate. This year’s show will feature a combination of adult and student dance teams as they compete to raise funds for United Way of Gordon County.

United Way of Gordon County Meets 2021 Campaign Goal

We did it!

Thank you to our corporate partners, individual donors, and staff who helped us meet our 2021 Campaign goal of $750,000! Your donation to United Way of Gordon County helps over 24,000 lives annually in our community. Our donors really stepped up to ensure that United Way's Community Partners continue to have the financial support they need to provide vital services in our community.

We are so proud to be a part of such a generous community.

Couple 8 - Megan and Christian

By Joni Harbin

You’re invited to United Way of Gordon County’s 10th and final presentation of Calhoun’s Dancing with the Stars presented by Mohawk Industries, Calhoun-Gordon Community Foundation, and Morning Pointe of Calhoun. The record-setting fundraiser will close with an April 16 finale at the Calhoun Performing Arts Center at 7:00 p.m. A dress rehearsal is scheduled for Thursday, April 15 with tickets sold at a discounted rate. This year’s show will feature a combination of adult and student dance teams as they compete to raise funds for United Way of Gordon County.

Couple 7: Lily and Nate

By Joni Harbin

You’re invited to United Way of Gordon County’s 10th and final presentation of Calhoun’s Dancing with the Stars presented by Mohawk Industries, Calhoun-Gordon Community Foundation, and Morning Pointe of Calhoun. The record-setting fundraiser will close with an April 16 finale at the Calhoun Performing Arts Center at 7:00 p.m. A dress rehearsal is scheduled for Thursday, April 15 with tickets sold at a discounted rate. This year’s show will feature a combination of adult and student dance teams as they compete to raise funds for United Way of Gordon County.

Couple 6: Kaylan and Addison

You’re invited to United Way of Gordon County’s 10th and final presentation of Calhoun’s Dancing with the Stars presented by Mohawk Industries, Calhoun-Gordon Community Foundation, and Morning Pointe of Calhoun. The record-setting fundraiser will close with an April 16 finale at the Calhoun Performing Arts Center at 7:00 p.m. A dress rehearsal is scheduled for Thursday, April 15 with tickets sold at a discounted rate. This year’s show will feature a combination of adult and student dance teams as they compete to raise funds for United Way of Gordon County.