Petersburg City + Schools Partnership Transition

After a successful five-year community collaboration, Petersburg City Public Schools is now managing Petersburg City + Schools Partnership. Read more about the successes of this collaboration and find out about the future direction of the program.

Equity Data Series: Health

United Way’s Equity Data Series uses our Indicators of Community Strength to identify inequities across our region through the lens of our Steps to Success framework. Our latest release, Equity Data Series: Health, breaks down the data to shed light on inequities in access to care and health insurance coverage.

Strengthening Skills for Career Success

Join us for Strengthening Skills for Career Success – a series of virtual workshops to support the development of career-readiness skills of young people in our region. Volunteer to work with teens and support them with developing a résumé, practicing interview skills, utilizing job-finding platforms and developing other related soft skills. 

COVID-19 Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to direct you to trustworthy, accurate information about services in our area and highlight additional reputable resources for navigating this challenging time as successfully as possible.

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Free Tax Assistance

United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation for families and individuals with income of $56,000 or less. Our team of staff and volunteers prepare income tax returns for qualifying families and individuals.

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Little Free Libraries

Having access to learning resources outside the classroom is critical. United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg has installed Little Free Libraries throughout our region. Find out which of our 11 locations is nearest to you.

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Supporting Basic Needs

COVID left many people in our region without access to basic needs, such as food. Our local United Way partnered with Hanover County to provide CARES Act funding to organizations who are supporting residents with food assistance and other basic needs.

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