The purpose of United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg is to mobilize people, multiply investments, and maximize opportunities so people learn more, earn more and lead safe and healthy lives.

Who We Are

Through coalition building, regional leadership, program investments, and fundraising, United Way mobilizes the caring power of our community to advance the common good. We focus on the building blocks of a good life:

  • Education - Helping children and youth succeed in school, work, and life.

  • Income - Helping families and individuals have the resources, skills, and opportunities to obtain and maintain financial stability.

  • Health - Helping individuals to achieve and maintain health and wellness across their lifespan.


Your contribution to United Way helps people most in need right here in the Richmond-Petersburg region. Your gift does more than just support people who are in urgent need right now — you also support meaningful, lasting change that impacts the entire community.

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