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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 [...]

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 [...]

We’re on The Hill

Today, over 60 United Way leaders from 29 states are on Capitol Hill to advocate for common sense policies for young workers and workers who cannot claim children on their taxes. The Earned Income Tax Credit is a refundable [...]

It’s tough to talk about.

Child abuse and neglect are tough to talk about. The topic can make us uncomfortable. I know it does me. But we can’t let child abuse and neglect remain in the shadows. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. [...]

What Volunteering Means to You

National Volunteer Week is upon us and it had me thinking… What does volunteerism mean to you? Why do you volunteer? What’s your reason for volunteering? No matter how it’s phrased, in all my years at United Way, I [...]

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