United Community Bank Angel Tree Provides Christmas to Upstate Children

Augusta Street Team

Greenville, S.C. (December 12, 2017)— United Community Bank is proud to announce that its Upstate branches provided Christmas gifts for 385 children through the bank’s annual Angel Tree program. Participating branches placed a tree in their lobby with a child’s information on each “Be an Angel” tag. This year, United partnered with nine different agencies across the Upstate and is thrilled to provide Christmas to so many children.

Woodruff Road Team

“United Community Bank is committed to making our community a better place, and there is no better time to show that pledge than during the holidays,” said Michelle Seaver, President of United Community Bank for Greenville County. “By providing Christmas magic to deserving children, we seek to fulfill our bank philosophy of ‘treating others how we want to be treated.’ This program is not only a gift to the children and our community, but also to our team, for the joy it gives us to help others.”

This year, United partnered with the following agencies: Laurens Social Services, Greenwood Social Services, Abbeville Social Services, Cherokee County Social Services, DSS - Spartanburg County, Greenville County Foster Parents Association, Pickens County Social Services, Anderson County DSS and Oconee Social Services. All gifts were new, unwrapped items.

To learn how to participate next year, please visit your local branch.

About United Community Bank

United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) is a bank holding company based in Blairsville, Georgia with $11.9 billion in assets. The company's banking subsidiary, United Community Bank, is one of the southeast region's largest full-service banks, operating 156 offices in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The bank specializes in personalized community banking services for individuals, small businesses and corporations. Services include a full range of consumer and commercial banking products including mortgage, advisory, and treasury management. Respected national research firms consistently recognize United Community Bank for outstanding customer service. For the last four years, J.D. Power has ranked United Community Bank first in customer satisfaction in the Southeast. In 2017, for the fourth consecutive year, Forbes magazine included United on its list of the 100 Best Banks in America. Additional information about the company and the bank's full range of products and services can be found at www.ucbi.com.