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.  Through an initiative-based cradle-to-career approach, United Way of Southwest Virginia is creating sustainable solutions to address the challenges facing tomorrow’s workforce. United Way convenes cross-sector partners to make an impact on the most complex problems in our region. Through collaboration with government, business, nonprofit and individuals, United Way innovates for positive, lasting social change.  With a footprint that covers nearly 20% of the state of Virginia, United Way of Southwest Virginia programs and initiatives serve the counties of Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Pulaski, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, and Wythe, and the cities of Bristol, Galax, Norton, and Radford.

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Media Contact

Mary Anne Holbrook
Senior Director of Development and Outreach
276.525.4075 (office)

United Way of Southwest Virginia staff members are proud to offer perspectives and expertise in the areas of health, education, and financial stability. Our press contact will make sure to get you in touch with the appropriate individual for your news story or publication.

Press Releases

United Way of Southwest Virginia COVID-19 Advisory Council Announces Another Round of Funding

September 18th, 2020|

United Way of Southwest Virginia announces four communities will receive funding to support Wifi Hotspots through another round of COVID-19 Relief Funding.

United Way of Southwest Virginia and Washington County Partnership Helps Parents

September 9th, 2020|

In partnership with Washington County, United Way of Southwest Virginia will distribute funds to eligible childcare centers using a designated portion of the federal CARES Act funds in order to support childcare for school age children.

New Model United Way Begins Serving Wythe County in July

July 13th, 2020|

United Way of Southwest Virginia will expand its service area to include all of Wythe County starting July 1, providing Wythe County with new model United Way initiatives by the organization recently named one of the top 10 United Way organizations in America.

United Way of Southwest Virginia Partners with CodeVA to Strengthen Computer Science Education and Career Exploration in Southwest Virginia’s School Systems

June 9th, 2020|

United Way of Southwest Virginia partners with CodeVA, a nonprofit organization that partners with schools, parents, and communities to bring equitable computer science education to all of Virginia’s students.

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United Way of Southwest Virginia and Mitsubishi Chemical Advance Materials Connect Local Teachers to Local Manufacturing

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Read about local teachers touring Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials during an Educator in Industry Tour featured in the Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing, Inc. E-Newsletter.

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