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Bartow County Georgia’s Children need your help. Sign up today to be a CASA volunteer
Posted on Sunday December 30, 2018

Bartow’s Children Need Your Help! CASA Training to Start January 22nd “Helping an abused or neglected child can be one of the most rewarding forms of volunteerism,” according to new Advocates for Children President Rachel Castillo. “Our Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) provide a source of support for children in foster care and are a vital […]
Thank Congress For Supporting SNAP
Posted on Friday December 14, 2018

by Megan Tracz On December 12, 2018, Congress crossed the finish line on a final bipartisan Farm Bill, with the House voting in support of the bill 369-47 on the heels of the Senate’s passage, 87-13.  The final bill largely resembles the bipartisan SNAP provisions in the original Senate bill that the United Way network strongly championed throughout 2018. The […]
How Can We Make Mental Health A Priority in the Workplace – author – Darlene Slaughter
Posted on Monday December 03, 2018

Have you ever known someone who worked non-stop? They’re the office go-getter, always available to support the team and take on extra work. But what do you do when their enthusiasm seems out of balance? Passion for work is common. Using passion for work to mask a mental health issue is common, too. Even people […]
Final Results of the Harbin Clinic Turkey Trot to benefit United Way of Bartow County
Posted on Tuesday November 20, 2018

Thank you to those who participated in the Harbin Clinic Turkey Trot to benefit United Way of Bartow County. Please follow the link below to view the final results. https://www.wire2wirerunning.com/111718-turkey-trot-5k/
Our Impact at United Way
Posted on Thursday September 06, 2018

Problems. The ones most people don’t have the stomach for. The ones nobody talks about at cocktail parties. The ones that can’t be solved. We go looking for them.  We have one life. To live better, we must Live United.  
Harbin Clinic Turkey Trot and 5K Wobble Walk to benefit UNITED WAY OF BARTOW COUNTY
Posted on Friday August 31, 2018

Get ready to kick off your Thanksgiving week festivities with the Harbin Clinic Turkey Trot 5K and Health Wobble benefitting the United Way of Bartow County on Saturday, Nov. 17. The long-running event adds Harbin Clinic as the title sponsor this year but keeps the same great course and the fun, frivolity and fitness local […]
Labor Day – Celebrating and Fighting for all workers
Posted on Friday August 31, 2018

I grew up with Labor. Not lower-case labor, but Labor, the world of unions made up of steel and construction workers. Back in the 1970s, getting a union card was important. Without it, it was tougher to get consistent, good-paying work in northwest Indiana. In many ways, it was the Midwest depicted in the movie […]
Turkey Trot 2017 Results – UPDATED
Posted on Wednesday November 29, 2017

All: We had to re-run the results because of one missing runner. We apologize for the duplication, but wanted to be sure we have everyone’s time and place published properly. We appreciate all of you have supported our run, whether this has been your first time or if it’s an annual tradition. All of those […]
Thanks To Don for doing the United Way of Bartow County 2017 Turkey Trot Photo Show! Please follow link below
Posted on Monday November 27, 2017

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2017 United Way of Bartow County’s annual 5K Turkey Trot. Please follow the link to enjoy the photo show. Happy Holidays and we look forward to seeing you next year.   http://www.photoshow.com/watch/Yw4Md6Ew   Sincerely, United Way of Bartow County Staff and Volunteers
Turkey Trot 2017 – RESULTS
Posted on Monday November 20, 2017

For all those interested, here are the official results from this past Saturday’s Turkey Trot 2017 to benefit the United Way of Bartow County. We want to express a huge thank you to all of our participants, volunteers and members. 2017 Turkey Trot 5K AG results 2017 Turkey Trot 5K overall results
Ric Mason Memorial Golf Tournament, May 22nd at Barnsley Gardens
Posted on Saturday April 29, 2017

Tee up for United Way on the beautiful greens of Barnsley Gardens. All proceeds benefit United Way and 16 local non-profit organizations such as Boys & Girls Club, Habitat for Humanity and The Good Neighbor Shelter. Contact United Way of Bartow County for more details at 770-386-1677 or visit our website at http://www.bartowliveunited.org for the […]
2016 Turkey Trot – Results
Posted on Monday November 21, 2016

We want to thank everyone who came out to participate in our 11th annual Turkey Trot! It was a huge success and we hope you will mark your calendars for next year. Below are the links to the results to the male, female and overall results categories. Each of these are .pdf files and should […]
Early Registration is getting close. REGISTER TODAY for UW’s Annual Turkey Trot Saturday November 19th
Posted on Tuesday October 11, 2016

Turkey Trot 5K Saturday November 19, 2016 at 9 am Walkers are Welcome! Jogging Strollers are Welcome! Certified Course! Come help us celebrate our twelfth year! Online Registration: http://www.active.com/cartersville-ga/running/distance-running-races/united-way-of-bartow-turkey-trot-5K-2016 Mail in Registration: Send this completed form to: United Way of Bartow County, PO Box 1264, Cartersville, GA 30120 Start and Finish: Cartersville Soccer Complex (behind […]
United Way of Bartow partners with SJD Health and Fitness for 5K readiness
Posted on Thursday August 18, 2016

We are happy to announce that with our upcoming 2016 Turkey Trot 5K at Sam Smith Park, we have partnered with SJD Health and Fitness to help you get in shape and ready to run. We know many of you would like to participate in our annual Turkey Trot 5K fundraiser, but may have never […]
Ric Mason Memorial Golf Tournament, May 2nd at Barnsley Gardens
Posted on Thursday March 24, 2016

Tee up for United Way on the beautiful greens of Barnsley Gardens. All proceeds benefit United Way and 16 local non-profit organizations such as Boys & Girls Club, Habitat for Humanity and The Good Neighbor Shelter. Contact United Way of Bartow County for more details at 770-386-1677 or email morehouseb@bartowga.org Format: 4-player scramble Scoring: Net […]
Important news and events happening in Bartow County Georgia
Posted on Thursday March 24, 2016

PARTNER EVENTS… Homeless Veterans Count for Bartow County Next week the Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter is the host agency for the Homeless Veterans Count for all of Bartow County.  If you or your agency is serving or working with Veterans who are or may be homeless, please contact Good Neighbor at director@goodneighborshelter.org.  The staff there will bring […]
Turkey Trot 10 Results – 2015
Posted on Monday November 23, 2015

We want to thank everyone who came out to participate in our 10th annual Turkey Trot! It was a huge success and we hope you will mark your calendars for next year. Below are the links to the results to the male, female and overall results categories. Each of these are .pdf files and should […]
News, important dates and Happenings around Bartow County Georgia
Posted on Monday October 26, 2015

Reminders… We value your feedback! If you are a collaborative member and you did NOT fill out a paper survey at our last meeting, please take a few minutes and complete our Vitality Survey online by clicking HERE. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/BartowCollaborative PARTNER EVENTS… Tallatoona CAP Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) program has […]
United Way Presents it’s 10th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Walk/Run Saturday November 21, 2015
Posted on Tuesday October 20, 2015

UNITED WAY PRESENTS IT’S 10TH ANNUAL TURKEY TROT 5K WALK/RUN Jogging Strollers are Welcome! –November 21, 2015 – Certified Course! Online Registration: Active.com http://www.active.com/cartersville-ga/running/distance-running-races/united-way-of-bartow-turkey-trot-5k-2015 LOCATION AND RACE DETAILS: Start and Finish: Cartersville Soccer Complex (behind Cartersville Middle School), 152 Milner Road, Cartersville, GA 30120 Directions: From I-75 take exit 288 and go West on Hwy 113. […]
How can any business, small or large, help meet the community needs?? DO A UNITED WAY WORK PLACE PAYROLL DEDUCTION CAMPAIGN!!
Posted on Tuesday October 20, 2015

Why Participate in Our Workplace Campaigns Giving at the workplace brings us together, and makes us feel good about ourselves and the companies we work for. The United Way of Bartow County’s annual workplace giving campaign creates that good feeling of knowing that you have done the right thing and made someone else’s life better. […]