United Way Announces Finalists for Annual Nonprofit Celebrate Awards

by | Apr 25, 2024

Chattanooga, TN (April 23, 2024) – United Way of Greater Chattanooga is thrilled to announce the finalists for its annual Celebrate Awards, recognizing outstanding contributions and achievements within the local nonprofit sector in the last year.  

Finalists for the five distinct categories are: 

Nonprofit Organization of the Year  

Nonprofit Leader of the Year Sponsored by Roper Corporation 

Live United, not Divided Award – Recognizing efforts to promote unity and collaboration in addressing community challenges. 

Innovation in Action Award – Acknowledging innovative approaches to solving social issues and improving outcomes. 

Volunteer of the Year 

  • Samantha Maragnano 
  • Carolyn Perry 
  • Donna Christian-Lowe 
  • Stacey Keating 

“Chattanooga’s nonprofit sector works so hard to support our community, and celebrating them is always a highlight of the year” says Abby Garrison, Vice President of Community Investments of United Way of Greater Chattanooga. “We hope everyone will come out to support them and have a blast with us at the ceremony.” 

The finalists were selected through a community-led nomination and review process and winners in each category will be revealed at the Celebrate Awards ceremony on May 21, 2024, at 5:30 pm. The event will be held at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre. 

If you’d like to join United Way in rolling out the red carpet for these outstanding changemakers, get your tickets today at www.staging.unitedwaycha.org/celebrate. If you have any questions about the event, please reach out to [email protected].  


About United Way of Greater Chattanooga  

At United Way of Greater Chattanooga, we envision a community where all people achieve their full human potential through education, stability, and health & well-being. Our mission is to unite people and resources in building a stronger, healthier community. Together, we drive measurable, lasting impact for our community. None of us can do it alone. UNITED, we can. For more information, visit our website www.staging.unitedwaycha.org.