2023 Impact Report

Our 2023 Impact Report is now available! Thanks to your support, we were able to make a meaningful impact on the Greater Richmond & Petersburg area in the last year.

Your Support Matters

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!

Start Planning Your Workplace Campaign Today

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.

Invest in the Next Generation

Our Strengthening Skills for Career Success series equips young adults with essential professional and life skills such as identifying strengths and goals, building a resume and preparing for the job interview process. Make a difference in a student’s future by sharing your insights on the job-seeking process.

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.

Get to Know Barbara

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.

Read the Article

Community Educator Award

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Congratulations to Cara!

In September, our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program director, Cara Cardotti, received the Engage for Change Community Educator Award! Each year, the University of Richmond’s Bonner Center for Civic Engagement hosts the Engage for Change Awards to highlight local community leaders who are making a difference in our region. The Community Educator Award honors individuals who transform lives by sharing their knowledge and expertise.

Learn More about VITA

Find Help Now

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.