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posted: March 28th, 2023

L to R: Amber Klear, James Johann, Emily Hille

United Way of Effingham County held a comedy show at Tuscan Hills Winery this past Thursday. Tuscan Hills Winery holds “Sip for a Cause” events every¬† Thursday where they donate the space, free advertising and 20% of sales to a nonprofit organization.

Amber Klear with Effingham Comedy lined up some great entertainment for the event. Local comedian Josh Funneman and Comedy Central’s James Johann were in the lineup, providing an evening full of laughs for the crowd.

“We are incredibly grateful that we were all able to come together and raise money for our neighbors here in Effingham County. Events like these wouldn’t be possible without such generous people like those at Tuscan Hills Winery and Amber Klear. The smaller events like these can really add up to help raise funds for our local agencies. We’re looking forward to holding more of these events in the future!” said Emily Hille, Chief Professional Officer for United Way of Effingham County.

With this event, United Way of Effingham County was able to raise $2,537.50. A great time had by all while benefiting those in need within the community. Name a better combo!

United Way of Effingham County continues to provide funding to human service organizations within our county. Benefiting one in three people, ages ranging from infant to senior. We’re making efforts to LIVE UNITED.