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United Way of Southwest Virginia fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in Southwest Virginia because they are the building blocks for a good quality of life.

Health

United Way of Southwest Virginia is fighting for the health of the region by promoting healthy eating and physical activity, expanding access to quality health care, lowering the cost of prescription medications, building a more resilient community, and integrating health into early childhood development.

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Education

United Way of Southwest Virginia is fighting for the education of the region by making sure children and youth can start school ready to succeed, become proficient readers at a young age, stay on track in middle school, earn their high school diploma, and pursue a higher education or career.

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Financial Stability

United Way of Southwest Virginia is fighting for the financial stability of the region by empowering people to get on stable financial ground with proven methods like tax preparation assistance, money management, and community partnerships aimed at helping local families keep their hard-earned money. The result is a thriving community where everyone has more opportunity to succeed.

Learn about our work in Financial Stability

Latest Press Releases

United Way of Southwest Virginia establishes childhood success advisory council

United Way of Southwest Virginia held the first meeting of the Childhood Success Advisory Council on Wednesday, September 12. The newly-formed Childhood Success Advisory Council is comprised of almost 30 members who represent a cross-section of business, industry, nonprofit, government, and academic professionals.

Pulaski County United Way and United Way of Southwest Virginia complete merger

Pulaski County United Way along with United Way of Southwest Virginia announced today that they have combined forces as one organization committed to improving lives and creating lasting community-level change across the region.

First Lady Pamela Northam kicks off back to school tour in Southwest Virginia

On August 21 and 22, 2018, United Way of Southwest Virginia hosted Virginia First Lady, Pamela Northam for the southwestern portion of her listening tour.

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