Brought to you by United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley - we are excited to share stories, interviews, updates, and information with a personal perspective of United Way's commitment to the people of our community.
211 with Rep. Reese and Melinda Klamer
Hear from Representative Teddy Reese and United Way's 211 Director, Melinda Klamer, talk about 211. This free and confidential service connects you to someone that is ready to listen and prepared to share resources right here in our area.
Hope Harbour - Lindsey Reis
This episode covers some sensitive topics about domestic violence that may be upsetting to some. We understand if taking care of yourself means skipping this episode. If you or someone you know is experiencing violence in the home, please call 706-324-3850. You are not alone.
Lindsey Reis, Executive Director of Hope Harbour, sat down to chat with us. She shared that Hope Harbour is an organization that provides support to victims of family violence. We discuss breaking stereotypes, how brave survivors are, and how Hope Harbour's work is about hope, genuine interactions, and supportive services. LIndsey shares how they focus on victories big and small to deal with the daily struggle of carrying other's trauma and that help is available 24/7 - you are not alone.
Crisis Line: 706-324-3850
Melody Trimble - UNITED FOR HOPE
Melody Trimble, CEO at St. Francis - Emory Healthcare, sat down to chat with us. Melody is a leader in healthcare, building relationships, and establishing a culture of trust. We had the honor to discuss the upcoming United Way campaign, how she leads with a kind heart, and that we all want to be UNITED FOR Hope!
Continuum of Care with Rabbi Schwartz and Pat Frey
Rabbi Schwartz and Pat Frey sat down with us to discuss the issue of homelessness. Rabbi Schwartz share about the Continuum of Care in the Chattahoochee Valley, the annual Point In Time Count, and how we are shifting the paradigm to prevention. We are UNITED FOR our neighbors in need!
Linda Demmler - Power of the Purse
Linda Demmler, Chief Operating Officer for IBM Global Asset Recovery Services, sat down with us to discuss women helping women, how she got involved with United Way, and how to encourage more women and girls to seek out STEM careers. She will be joining us in person at the Power of the Purse event on Saturday, March 11, 2023. Visit unitedcv.org/events to get your tickets today!
Community Schools United
On this episode, we chat with Ms. Karprice Bentley-Brown, Principal at Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School, and Jarvis Hamilton, Community School Coordinator at Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School. We covered how important United Way's collaboration is with the school, how parent involvement is a crucial part of their process, and what a difference it makes having relationships with families. These heroes are changing lives and making the Chattahoochee Valley a brighter community!
Love this podcast
Love this podcast that allows a deeper look into the everyday work of the United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley and to the ones who’s heart helps make the difference in our community. Thank you Lindsey and Lauren to put the work into a means that people will listen and learn more about the mission of United Way.