Funded Partner Agencies

Grants are awarded annually by qualified volunteers to these highly vetted community organizations after a review that includes community impact, program design, financial capacity and operating performance.

In 2020, the United Way of West Georgia will invest at least $692,067 directly into the following highly impactful organizations:

Active Life Center, Hogansville: 407 Church Street, Hogansville, GA 30230. The Active Life program provides a recreation campus and services for older adults that enhances quality of life, encourages independence and extends lifespan.

Active Life Center, LaGrange: 140 Ragland Street, LaGrange, GA 30241. The Active Life program provides a recreation campus in LaGrange and services for older adults that enhances quality of life, encourages independence and extends lifespan. A Troup Council of Aging program.

Active Life Center, West Point: 1114 O. G. Skinner Drive, West Point, GA 31833. The Active Life program in West Point provides a recreation campus and services for older adults that enhances quality of life, encourages independence and extends lifespan.

American Red Cross of Central Midwest Georgia: 900 Dallis Street, Suite C, LaGrange, GA 30240. Provides education, preparedness, assistance and other services that prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies and disasters. Website

Boy Scouts of America – Chattahoochee Council: 1237 1st Avenue, Columbus, GA 31901. Provides fun, educational experiences that instill values in young boys and prepares them to make critical choices over their lifetime in achieving their full potential. Website

Boys & Girls Club of West Georgia: 115 Cannon Street, LaGrange, GA 30241. Provides daily after-school and school-break activities that enable all young people (especially those who need it most) to realize their full potential as responsible, productive, caring citizens. Website

Camp Viola: P.O. Box 1526, LaGrange, GA 30241. Provides camps, playgrounds and recreational facilities for children and youth who would otherwise not be able to afford an over-night camp experience due to socio-economic limitations. Website

CASA of Troup County: 118 Ridley Avenue, LaGrange, GA 30240. Provides screened, trained, supervised adult advocates who represent the best interest of abused and neglected children involved in juvenile dependency proceedings. Website

Children’s Advocacy Center of Troup County: P.O. Box 1526, LaGrange, GA 30241. Provides facilities, multi-disciplinary teams, and coordinated systems that minimize trauma to child abuse victims during investigations. Website

Communities in Schools of Troup County: 1220 Hogansville Road, LaGrange, GA 30241. Provides case management, mentoring, tutoring, enrichment programs and other services that surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Website

Empty Stocking Fund, Hogansville: P.O. Box 85, Hogansville, GA 30230. Provides toys and gifts to children and families in need at Christmas, promoting a sense of “caring and sharing” to our future community leaders. Website

Empty Stocking Fund, LaGrange: 300 Bull Street, LaGrange, GA 30240. Provides toys and gifts to children and families in need at Christmas, promoting a sense of “caring and sharing” to our future community leaders. Website

Foster Grandparents Program: 900 Dallis Street, LaGrange, GA 30240. Connects seniors with meaningful volunteer opportunities with children in care centers, schools and other agencies, which makes a difference in the lives of both children and volunteers. Website

Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta: 5601 N. Allen Road SE, Mableton, GA 30126. Provides fun, educational experiences that build courage, confidence and character in young girls to help them succeed in school and life. Website

Good Shepherd Center of Georgia Baptist Children’s Homes and Family Ministries: P.O. Box 659, Warm Springs, GA 31830. Provides residential, on-campus education and other services for adolescent boys coping with the effects of abuse, neglect, abandonment and other related issues. Website

Harmony House Domestic Violence Shelter: P.O. Box 2925, LaGrange, GA 30241. Provides emergency shelter, crisis intervention, education, and advocacy for adults and children who are victims of domestic violence. Website

Interfaith Food Closet: 300 Bull Street, LaGrange, GA 30240. Provides temporary and emergency food, baby items and personal care items to people in need. Website

LaGrange Personal Aid Association: 300 Bull Street, LaGrange, GA 30240. Provides financial and other assistance to people during times of distress, illness, disability, or financial difficulty. Website

Literacy Volunteers of Troup County: 200 Main Street, Suite 201, LaGrange, GA 30240. Recruits, trains and supports volunteers to tutor adults needing to improve their English, math and computer literacy skills. Website

Maidee Smith Early Care & Learning Center: 607 Union Street, LaGrange, GA 30240. Provides safe, affordable, age-appropriate quality childcare and early childhood education. Website

Salvation Army: 202 Church Street, LaGrange, GA 30241. Provides financial assistance for rent and utilities to people in emergency situations. Website

Self Help Harbor: 909 Stonewall Street, LaGrange, GA 30240. Provides a safe, secure place for all 12-step addiction recovery programs to meet.

Senior Companions Program: 900 Dallis Street, LaGrange, GA 30240. Provides volunteer service opportunities for active low-income seniors that builds self-esteem and contributes to their mental and physical well-being by helping at-risk elderly maintain their independent status and remain in their homes. Website

Special Olympics, Troup County: 1220 Lafayette Parkway, LaGrange, GA 30241. Provides sports training and competitions for people with intellectual disabilities, giving them opportunities to be active citizens in our community. Website

Success by Six: 200 Main Street, LaGrange, GA 30241. Provides leadership, resources and services that ensure children enter school better prepared to learn.