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United Way News

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
The following video helps explain your United Way in a nutshell ...please feel free to share the video with others. (click to play)  
Monday, July 8, 2013
Thank you to everyone who volunteered - in numerous ways - for making the United Way Day of Action collection drive a huge success. More than 15 companies...
Friday, May 24, 2013
The Commonwealth Council on Aging, which advises the Governor on issues affecting the 1.4 million Virginians age 60 and older, acknowledges organizations whose...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Heather Turbyne-Pollard was recently selected to participate in the United Way Worldwide 2013-2014 Fellowship Program. Heather is United Way's Vice President...
Friday, February 22, 2013
The link between early childhood development and workforce development receives a lot of attention nationally and locally. Paul Koonce, CEO of Dominion...
Friday, February 8, 2013
There are increased concerns nationwide about young children displaying bullying behavior. Bullying, and the peer rejection that often accompanies it,...
Friday, January 18, 2013
We are pleased to announce that Heath Niemeyer is United Way’s new Chief Development Officer. In this role, Heath will oversee existing fundraising work such...
Friday, January 11, 2013
What happens when you focus lots of effort directly on a single neighborhood---focusing not just on housing improvements but also on educational deficits,...
Monday, December 10, 2012
Did you know your brain doesn’t work very hard when you do the same thing over and over in the same way?  You need to shake it up, put it to work and make...
Monday, December 3, 2012
    Looking for creative ways to brighten the holidays for people in need in our community? Then check out our Holiday Volunteer Opportunities to...
Monday, November 26, 2012
During the recent Federal Reserve Day of Giving, employee volunteers recently gave 307 hours of their time to four United Way partner agencies!
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Kid Rock is teaming up with United Way and the National Football League for the 14th annual NFL & United Way Thanksgiving Halftime Show during the first...
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A big shout out to Dominion employees who came out in full force last week to volunteer with a very special project!An elderly project:Homes client was in dire...
Monday, October 22, 2012
By 2030, more than one quarter of a million people in the Greater Richmond region will be ages 60 and older. For the first time in the history of our region,...
Monday, October 8, 2012
We thought you would be interested to know that the Richmond region’s work on the early childhood development issue has received national attention. The...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Join the fun, join the action! On Friday, Sept. 14, United Way will kick off the 2012 fundraising campaign with a Day of Action and Celebration Cookout.The...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Circle Center Adult Day Services, a United Way partner agency, is holding an open house on Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a great opportunity...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Thirteen local business, public sector and community leaders will serve as volunteer ambassadors to lead the United Way 2012 annual fundraising campaign, which...

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