Stories

We are a community of people in need, and we are all working to make this a stronger region. Success stories are what unites us in a spirit of kindness and purpose.

A Life-saving Phone Call

A Grace Place closed unexpectedly in March 2018, which left more than 120 adults with disabilities without a care program. United Way worked with Greater Richmond ARC to find a solution that would help these families in need in a short amount of time. Linda Adams shares her story of how United Way was able to turn the situation around and help her son, Justin.

Spotlight on Success: Children’s Home Society of Virginia

For nearly 120 years Children’s Home Society has been responding to the needs of children for the love, stability and support that a permanent family provides. Children’s Home Society of Virginia helps young people like Lincoln find a loving home where he can succeed. Read his story.

Staff Spotlight

United Way’s Kim Domingo volunteers with Feed More’s Meals on Wheels Program twice a month.

More United Way Stories

Local Spotlights

United Way serves as the central convener and unifying voice for nonprofit organizations across the region and connects their important work with local governments, schools, businesses and volunteers. We invite you to hear from leaders at these organizations and learn more about their work.

Staff Insights

United Way staff members are available to provide valuable insight and knowledge on each of our Steps to Success. We invite you to hear from these experts within our organization and learn more about their work.