Georgia's Dixie Fund Charity

2018 Charity: Georgia FIRST

This year’s featured charity is Georgia FIRST, located in Cumming, GA.  Georgia FIRST inspires young people to be science and technology leaders by engaging them in mentor-based programs that build skills, inspire innovation and foster well-rounded life capabilities.

Currently, Georgia FIRST serves 10,000 student participants through the four levels of their programs stretching from kindergarten through high school.  Each progressive level is designed to help transform the future of students by teaching team-building and mutual respect, helping them master STEM knowledge, instilling self-confidence and developing leadership skills that are essential to success in the 21st century.

Georgia Committee

  • Maggie Newton, Exec. Member
  • Mary C. Cromley, Chairman
  • Olivia Lute, Vice Chairman

Georgia Sponsors

  • Aflac
  • Ag Georgia Farm Credit
  • The Association for Accessible Medicines
  • Balch & Bingham LLP
  • Better, Inc.
  • BGR
  • Biotechnology Innovation Organization
  • Bryan Wethington
  • Bulloch Gin, Inc.
  • Chang Capital Group
  • CN
  • CoBank
  • Cornerstone Government Affairs
  • Cox Enterprises
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Eastern Foundry
  • EEI
  • Georgia EMC
  • Georgia Farm Bureau
  • Georgia State Society of Washington, D.C.
  • Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts
  • Honda Precision Parts of Georgia, LLC
  • Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster Barbecue
  • National Electrical Contractors Association
  • Onward Reserve
  • Premium Peanut
  • River Capital
  • Southern Company
  • United Technologies Corp.
  • University of Georgia
  • UPS
  • Valdosta State University
  • Waffle House, Inc.
  • Yellowhammer Social
  • 50-state