A Call for Truth, Respect and Unity

Read a statement from our President & CEO regarding the January 6 breach of the United States Capitol.

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. 

Volunteer Income 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 and ensures that tax returns are accurate and everyone receives their full refund.

Little Free Libraries

Having access to learning resources outside the classroom is critical. United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg builds and installs Little Free Libraries throughout our region in partnership with various community organizations to support students along the Steps to Success. Find out which of our 11 locations is nearest to you.

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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Volunteers Needed

United Way's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is looking for volunteers to support select in-person tax sites as well as a new virtual tax assistance service.

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Hanover County Funding

We are partnering with Hanover County to provide COVID relief funding to local nonprofits that provide Hanover residents with emergency basic needs, such as food or financial assistance for housing.

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Equity Data Series

All students deserve an equal opportunity at success, regardless of race, income-level or ability. Our Equity Data Series breaks down the data in order to highlight inequities in key areas across our Steps to Success.

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