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Help Everyone Thrive

Help Everyone in Roanoke Valley Thrive

Your donation helps more people thrive. Thank you for making our community stronger!

Its a Movement, not a moment

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United Way of Roanoke Valley fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in the Roanoke Valley region.

We've dedicated nearly a century to improving lives in our community, proudly serving the Cities of Roanoke and Salem, the Town of Vinton, and Botetourt, Craig, Franklin and Roanoke Counties.

All of us deserve to have the best chance at a better life.


Who We Help

We focus our efforts on people who are the most vulnerable. Too many people are living paycheck to paycheck, unable to build a self-sustaining life. By 2030 our goal is to elevate 10,000 families in our region. This includes children, parents, grandparents, veterans, teachers, people experiencing homelessness and so many others.


How We Help...UNITED

Together with community partners, United Way connects people who are seeking assistance with resources, individuals and organizations who can help. Our work would not be possible without our generous corporate partners, committed individual supporters and the many non-profit and municipal partners serving residents in need. The more people who get involved, the more lives we can improve together. 



"Our community has faced many challenges this past year, but United Way partners, donors and volunteers have been there to help our neighbors every step of the way. Because of you, the Roanoke Valley is a safer, happier place for us all to live, work and raise our families."


- Melinda Payne, UWRV Board of Directors


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