The United Way of NEGA’s Young Philanthropists recently presented the Athens Community Council On Aging with a $321 check for their 2015 Turkepalooza. Pictured above are (L-R) Susan Jacobs, ACCA  Director of Development and Volunteer Services, Jennie Deese, ACCA CEO, Evan Elder, UWNEGA Young Philanthropists Council Chair, Eve Anthony, ACCA Vice President/COO. 

The Athens Young Philanthropists are a group of individuals and couples, ages 21-40, who demonstrate their commitment to the future of our community by contributing to the local United Way Campaign in addition to fundraising for the Endowment Fund and participating in various service events throughout the year. The Young Philanthropists Council has multiple events throughout the year to encourage others to take a leadership role in philanthropy.