What We Do
Identify and solve the community's most pressing crises
Help Everyone in Roanoke Valley Thrive
Your donation helps more people thrive. Thank you for making our community stronger!
United Way of Roanoke Valley improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of people in our community.
We strive to elevate 10,000 families to self-sufficiency by 2030.
We extended quality early care and education to 6,800 young children in our region.
were trained and supported the quality improvement efforts in our region from over 200 childcare centers and preschool programs
Almost 400 students
accessed after and out of school programming through a network of community organizations dedicated to seeing youth succeed and thrive
Over 9,000 People
were connected with Community Health Workers who are part of the Community Health Resource Hub across the region
Commitment to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
We take the broadest possible view of diversity.
We value the visible and invisible qualities that make you who you are.
We welcome that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to advance our mission and progress our fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community.
We believe that each United Way community member, donor, volunteer, advocate, and employee must have equal access to solving community problems.
We strive to include diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the center of our daily work.
We commit to using these practices for our business and our communities.
Our Community Partners & Collaborators
Everyone deserves the same opportunities to succeed.
That’s why we focus on education, financial stability, and health – the building blocks for a good life. Remove any one building block, and the other two topple. Build them up, and our community is stronger. Together we can make sure every child gets a strong start, youth can thrive and families have a strong and stable foundation.
Roanoke Area Ministries (RAM)
Roanoke City Public Schools, RCPS - Virginia Preschool Initiative
Roanoke County - Departments of Social Services, and Parks and Recreation
Roanoke County Public Schools, RCPS - Virginia Preschool Initiative
Roanoke Valley Speech and Hearing Center
Rockbridge County Schools
Rocky Mount Health and Rehab
Rocky Mount Rotary Club
Rosalind Hills Child Development Center
Salem City Schools
Salem VA Medical Center
Sexual Assault Response and Awareness (SARA)
Small Steps Learning Academy#
Smart Beginnings of Martinsville and Henry County#
Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce
SML Good Neighbors
Southern Area Agency on Aging
Southern Virginia Children's Advocacy Center
STEP Inc., STEP Inc. Head Start#
Stepping Stones Soup Kitchen Mission
The Franklin Center
The LAB @ the Science Museum of Western Virginia
Total Action for Progress*, TAP Head Start
Town of Rocky Mount, Town of Rocky Mount Police Department
Tri-Area Community Health Center
Virginia Career Works*
Virginia Cooperative Extension
Virginia Cross-Sector Professional Development
Virginia Department of Health - Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts, West Piedmont Health District
Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services
Virginia PACE - Roanoke Valley
Virginia Premier Health Plan Inc.
Virginia Tech, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Virginia Western Community College
West End Center*#
YMCA of Virginia's Blue Ridge#
Youth Enrichment Service
Organizations marked * receive funding from United Way of Roanoke Valley.
Organizations marked # denote grant-funded partnerships.
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