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Giving Perspectives

We hear much about how millennials work, shop, and think differently than any generation ever before. This includes how they give, advocate and volunteer.  A recent article in the New York Times outlines how millennials are redefining philanthropic giving [...]

United Way Prosperity Team

By Scott Bennett, United Way Young Leader RVA’s young movers and shakers hit the streets again in mid-October.  The United Way Prosperity Street Team set-up at the East End Library and took action.  Our mission:  go door to door [...]

Building Awareness to Build Prosperity

Nearly 300,000 people in our Richmond-Petersburg region live in economic vulnerability.  This means our people earn less than $24,200 and a working families of four earns about $48,500.  Serving as a United Way Cash Coach, we learned about the [...]

RVA Gives a Darn

By Scott Bennett, United Way Young Leader Society Steering Committee Young professionals are shaping the way of the future.  They want to get more involved with the community (and they should).  RVA’s rising movers and shakers need to be [...]

Richmond Regional Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

In August, United Way, in partnership with regional school districts, nonprofits, funders, libraries, and universities, launched the Richmond Regional Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, which is aimed at increasing the number of kids in the Greater Richmond & Petersburg region [...]

I Love School Supply Drive Kick-off

The United Way Women’s Leadership Council kicked off this year’s I Love School Supply Drive early and in style! We teamed up with Radio 1, Paris Nicole of iPowerRichmond 92.1, and Walmart to kick off the drive during the [...]

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