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Our Health Initiatives

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

Uniting for Play
United Way of Southwest Virginia created the Uniting for Play grant initiative to develop and improve local partner programs that involve children in active play and limit screen time.

FamilyWize
FamilyWize improves the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities through its partnerships with more than 100,000 community organizations to make prescription medication more affordable and more accessible for all. To find out more, visit FamilyWize.com.

Our Health Campaigns

Brushing is Fun

Brushing is Fun
Brushing is Fun educates parents and children about the importance of good oral hygiene and provides a tool to help parents and their young children form a habit of brushing their teeth for two minutes, twice a day. To find out more, visit brushingisfun.comOur “Brushing is Fun” campaign is partially funded by a DentaQuest Foundation grant in partnership with the LENOWISCO Planning District Commission.

Tobacco Free Homes

Our Health Community Investments

Uniting for Play

Dante Community Association
Dante Community Association
Giles County FOCUS Project
Giles County FOCUS Project
Sugar Grove Elementary School
Sugar Grove Elementary School
Town of Dungannon Playground
Town of Dungannon Playground

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