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United Community Employees Recognize World Animal Day Through Acts of Service Across its Footprint

  • Posted on October 03, 2023

GREENVILLE, S.C. – October 3, 2023 –United Community’s employees are coming together for the third consecutive year to support the welfare of the voiceless for World Animal Day. Throughout the first half of October, teams across the Southeast will once again unite to take meaningful actions on behalf of animals within their respective local communities.

Moryah Jackson, Senior Vice President of Community Development and Engagement at United emphasized the organization's dedication to this, stating, "When we asked our employees what causes resonate with them, animal welfare remained at the forefront. We are honored to celebrate World Animal Day by partnering with organizations dedicated to raising awareness and enhancing the lives of all animals, be they domesticated, wild, or endangered."

For the third year running, United encourages its employees to orchestrate acts of service within their communities or actively engage in projects led by the Together for Good Council, a dedicated volunteer group comprised of bank employees committed to fostering community service initiatives. In addition to these acts of service, the United Community Bank Foundation has pledged a total of $25,000 in contributions to local organizations that champion animal welfare. These organizations encompass local humane societies, animal rescues, and sanctuaries, all working diligently to protect and care for animals in need.

About United Community Banks, Inc.

United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) is a top 100 U.S. financial institution with $26.1 billion in assets as of June 30, 2023, and through its subsidiaries, provides a full range of banking, wealth management and mortgage services. United Community Banks, Inc. is the financial holding company for United Community Bank (“United Community”) which has 212 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 is committed to improving the financial health and well-being of its customers and ultimately the communities it serves. Among other awards, 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. The bank is also a multi-award recipient of the Greenwich Excellence Awards, including the 2022 awards for Small Business Banking-Likelihood to Recommend (South) and Overall Satisfaction (South), and was named one of the "Best Banks to Work For" by American Banker in 2022 for the sixth consecutive year. Additional information about United can be found at

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