2021 Workplace Campaigns

Our 2021 workplace campaign season is underway! We work with dozens of local organizations of all sizes to drive positive change in the community. Click here to learn more and get involved.

2021 WomenRise Scholarships

We are excited to announce our 2021 WomenRise scholarships, which will provide $64,000 in childcare scholarships to six single mothers and help them complete their education or train for a better job. Read more about each participant and their goals

Preparing Entrepreneurs for Next Steps

Our new program provides aspiring entrepreneurs with the social capital, training, coaching and funding needed to bring their ideas to life. Learn more about Start Up for Success, our 2021 participants and their businesses.

Kindergarten Countdown Camp

United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg hosted eight Kindergarten Countdown Camps this summer in schools across Powhatan, Goochland and Dinwiddie. The expansion will empower more than 100 young children and their families to succeed in kindergarten this fall.

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COVID-19 Unemployment

United Way's Vice President of Community Impact, Audrey Trussell, had an op-ed featured in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Read more on the increase in unemployment rates for women during COVID-19.

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Ride United

Your local United Way is excited to announce the launch of the Ride United Vaccine Access Campaign, providing access to free and discounted rides to vaccine sites for people in the Richmond region.

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Equity Data Series

United Way's Equity Data Series uses our Indicators of Community Strength to identify inequities across our region. We’ve broken down the data to share income inequities in key areas across our Steps to Success.

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