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55 Years of History
In July of 1957 the United Fund was established by Harrisonburg Rockingham County Chamber of Commerce. In the same year it became affiliated with the United Community Fund Councils, Inc. In 1978 the United Fund began operating with it's new name, United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. Throughout these 55 years, United Way has granted over $22 million to 59 different agencies, touching thousands of individuals and families.
View United Way's 50th Anniversary video online now.
For more information about the history of United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County click on the graphic below and read "A Measurable Difference," written by local author Nancy Bondurant Jones. The history starts on page 5 of the 50th Anniversary Gala Program.