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Leave a Legacy

Help Everyone in Roanoke Valley Thrive

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

For nearly 100 years, United Way of Roanoke Valley has been working to meet the needs of vulnerable families in our region. No matter the crisis, we have always remained steadfast in our commitment to LIVE UNITED and take care of our community.

Through our Planned Giving Program, a legacy gift enables donors to shape the future of our community for generations to come.  Your gift leaves a legacy, making a difference for families in need.

By planning ahead and using the many options available, you can ensure that your dollars to UWRV are going to a cause that is committed to helping families and individuals in the Roanoke Valley region for generations to come.


Planned gifts are critical to United Way of Roanoke Valley’s ability to focus on the areas that have the greatest impact: helping families recover and become more resilient while building an equitable region where everyone has the resources and opportunities to thrive.

Did you know there are many ways you can support United Way without giving up funds right now? When you include a gift to United Way in your estate or financial plans, you ensure that your support for our work lives on for generations.

  • Wills and Trusts 

  • Retirement Plan and IRA 

  • Stock Securities

  • Life Insurance

As a free service to United Way supporters, the program FreeWill is available to help you create your legal will to provide for the people and charitable work you love. It’s 100% free to you, and most people finish in 20 minutes or less.



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