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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Doing More with United Way as a Cash Coach

With 138,852 people in our region living in poverty, our community has some real challenges. Like many of you, I want to be part of the solution to help more families achieve financial security. I want to do more [...]

Making taxes less…taxing.

 If you’re like me, the April 15 tax deadline can raise a lot of different emotions: happiness about getting a refund, anger about owing money to the IRS and uncertainty over completing tax forms. Even with help, filing a [...]

Locally Grown Solutions to Hunger in Petersburg

By Betty Hobbs, Director of Community Impact: Southside What can you do about a community full of food deserts? Many people feel this situation is hopeless, and there are no solutions.  However, in Petersburg, a group of knowledgeable, caring folks have [...]

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