Spotlight: College- or Career-ready

As they continue their education or enter the workforce, young people need access to skills and training that enable them to secure and maintain gainful employment with a living wage.

Q&A: Jewish Family Services

Jewish Family Services is piloting a Personal Care Aide Training School that provides students with skills and training needed to begin a career in the rapidly-growing health care field. Learn more about this program.

Meet our Board Chair

Get to know Dan Hudgens, our new Board Chair, and hear why he supports United Way.

Pathways to Success

College and career readiness pathways start and finish in the same places. The journey just looks a little different.

We empower individuals and
drive systemic change to provide everyone with a clear path to success.


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Local Spotlight: Angel Wright

Angel Wright is United Way’s Associate on Loan from Publix Super Markets. Meet Angel and see her discuss her college and career journey.

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Agency Q&A: Goodwill of Central & Coastal VA

Goodwill’s Education to Occupation program is designed to help juniors and seniors implement career plans and develop the skills required to successfully transition into post-secondary education, the military or a career.

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Fall Volunteer Opportunities

From Reading for Resilience to helping students prepare for post graduation interviews, we have volunteer opportunities that appeal to everyone.

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