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You can get assistance filing your income tax return for FREE through United Way's Tax Assistance Program. In 2023, our team of IRS-certified volunteers helped nearly 3,000 community members file taxes, returning $2.6 million to the community.

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Our work would not be possible without support from community members who want to solve problems together. Donate to make a difference in your local community!

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United Way Campaign Managers are ready to help you create rewarding team building experiences while raising funds for critical areas of need in our region.

Meet Barbara Couto Sipe

Learn more about our President & CEO

The Phil VA published a two part story about our new President & CEO, Barbara Couto Sipe. Learn more about Barbara’s non-profit background and her vision for the future of our organization.

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WomenRise Mom Aspires to Give Back

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Read Brittany’s Story

Brittany is a participant of our WomenRise program who is pursuing a bachelor’s in social work at Virginia Union University. Brittany’s childhood was tumultuous, having grown up in the foster care system. Her experiences motivate her to chase her career goals and be a support system for others going through challenging times. Learn more by reading the recent Richmond Times-Dispatch article on Brittany’s journey.

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Caring Connections February
Caring Connections | February 2024

This newsletter shows the strength of the bonds uniting us and underscores our shared commitment to shaping a more compassionate community. By aligning with United Way, you are a vital link to individuals and families on their path to success, fostering a connection with those who need it most.

Thank you for being a part of this journey.

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If you or someone you know needs assistance with anything from food and shelter to tax advice or educational resources, United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg can connect you to local services that can help.