Giving Communities

Your generosity strengthens our community.

Leaders come from different backgrounds and different walks of life. They include longtime residents and those newer to our region. But all are united in their desire to invest in the future of our community.

We invite you to join other leaders committed to transforming the Greater Richmond and Petersburg region. Choose a United Way giving community that is right for you!

Take your giving commitment to the next level and join our Leadership Circle.

Our Leadership Circle is the foundation of the work we do. When you join our Leadership Circle, you go above and beyond to transform our community every day. Click here to learn more.

Exemplify what collective community leadership can achieve.

The Alexis de Tocqueville Society is an elite group of local leaders dedicated to creating positive change in the Greater Richmond and Petersburg region for years to come. Click here to learn more.

United Way Young Leaders Society

United Way’s Young Leaders Society brings together the next generation of community leaders and focuses on giving, volunteering and advocating to create a better Richmond and Petersburg region for us all. Click here to learn more.

Coming Soon: United Way Women’s United

United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg has a long history of supporting and engaging local female leaders through its Women’s Leadership Council and other efforts.

In 2018, in order to continue this critical work in the most effective way possible, we are working internally and with key stakeholders to develop and launch a brand-new engagement effort for women in the Richmond and Petersburg region.

We can’t wait to share more information. To learn more or express interest in joining this exciting new effort, email Emily Watkins at

Legacy Society

Leave a legacy of hope and opportunity today for a brighter future.

When you join our Legacy Society, you invest in the future of our community for years to come. Legacy Society gifts are perpetual investments that will forever improve lives, strengthen communities and ensure the ability to meet future needs.

With thoughtful planning, you create a win-win for you and for the community, leaving a legacy of hope and opportunity today for a brighter future tomorrow, and for many generations to come. Click here to learn more.

Loyal Contributors

Long-term support makes a positive difference for so many in our community.

United Way knows that real change in our region must be long term, sustainable change – not just quick fixes or Band-Aids. We give special thanks and recognition to our supporters who have given to any United Way for 10 years or longer.