“As we commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, let us continue to strive for a more just and equitable society,” said Moryah Jackson, Director of Community Development and Engagement at United Community. “Dr. King’s leadership played a vital role in the success of the civil rights movement. We take pride in supporting organizations across our communities that honor his legacy.”
Donations to organizations across the Southeast include:
- Birmingham Civil Rights Institute in Birmingham, Ala.
- Wells’ Built Museum of African American History and Culture in Orlando, Fla.
- The King Center in Atlanta, Ga.
- International Civil Rights Center and Museum in Greensboro, N.C.
- International African American Museum in Charleston, S.C.
- The Civil Rights Room at the Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tenn.
United Community is committed to making a difference in the communities it serves and its employees have led the way. United Community’s Together For Good Council is a group of volunteer employees who help advance the bank’s social impact programs that support the communities they work and live in. In addition to donations, United team members are encouraged to take part in activities in their local communities to honor Martin Luther King Jr.
About United Community Banks, Inc.
United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) is the financial holding company for United Community, a top 100 US financial institution that is committed to improving the financial health and well-being of its customers and ultimately the communities it serves. United Community provides a full range of banking, wealth management, and mortgage services. As of September 30, 2023, United Community has $26.9 billion in assets and 205 offices across Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, as well as a national SBA lending franchise and a national equipment financing subsidiary. United Community has been recognized nationally as a leader in customer service, financial performance, and workplace environment. Among the accolades, United Community is a nine-time winner of the J.D. Power award that ranked the bank #1 in customer satisfaction with consumer banking in the Southeast and was recognized in 2023 by Forbes as one of the World’s Best Banks and one of America’s Best Banks. United Community was also recognized by Newsweek in 2023 as one of the Most Trusted Companies in America, is a multi-award recipient of the Greenwich Excellence Awards and was named by American Banker as one of the "Best Banks to Work For" in 2023 for the seventh consecutive year. Additional information about United Community can be found at ucbi.com.
Photo: United Community employees visit the King Center in Atlanta in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.