United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley has not only met but exceeded its $6.9 million goal.
President Scott Ferguson announced today that the nonprofit organization has received $6,922,835 in pledges.
It was just a month ago that Ferguson was afraid United Way would fall $80,000 to $100,000 short because of the weakness of the economy.
"The entire community has made this happen," said campaign chairman Abbott Turner who added that United Way has an "amazing team of volunteers."
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It is the most money ever pledged to the local United Way which funds 56 programs in 26 agencies.