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Summer Reading Parties Launch Off to a Great Start! June 29, 2016
Yesterday we launched our first day of Summer Reading Parties! Not only did the kids have a great time, but the adults did too! Parents and volunteers had a wonderful experience reading aloud and playing games with the students! Meet us tomorrow on... Read More
Don't forget your tshirt - Valley 4th Run! June 22, 2016
Valley 4th Run is two weeks away!!! Kick off your patriotic celebration with a 1 mile, 5K or 10K race! Don't forget to register early to get your tshirt! Sign up by Sunday, June 26th at 8pm to receive a tshirt with your registration! Sign up by... Read More
Meet Jaimie! June 9, 2016
Meet Jaimie Mulligan, our new Volunteer Engagement VISTA! Through a partnership and grant with United Way Worldwide and AmericCorps, we are fortunate to have another year with a VISTA member as part of the United Way Worldwide Education AmeriCorps... Read More
Valley 4th Run - Join the momentum for a great cause! June 3, 2016
Are YOU ready for the annual VA Momentum Valley 4th RUN?! Get pumped for the only chip timed race in the Shenandoah Valley that lets you pick your distance and pick your charity! Not to mention it's a great opportunity to run through the streets... Read More
Pack the Park: United Way Night at the Harrisonburg... June 2, 2016
Come join United Way at the Harrisonburg Turks baseball game on Monday, June 20th at 7:30pm! The Harrisonburg Turks will take on the New Market Rebels at JMU's Veterans Memorial Stadium. Admission is FREE when you wear your United Way t-shirt or... Read More
Meet Christina! May 26, 2016
Meet Christina Carr, our new Marketing Intern for Summer 2016! Christina is a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in Public Administration at James Madison University while working at the Office of Institutional Research (OIR). She... Read More
Meet Amanda! May 26, 2016
We would like to introduce to you, our new Director of Business Engagement, Amanda Leech!   Amanda is a "double duke" from James Madison University with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and a master’s in Adult... Read More
Reading Parties Scheduled to Boost Summer Learning May 20, 2016
As a part of our community-wide We Read to Succeed initiative, United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County will be hosting Summer Reading Parties throughout June and July in an effort to prevent summer learning loss. These fun-filled... Read More
Record Turnout for Day of Caring May 16, 2016
Despite periods of pouring rain, we had an outpouring of support at this year's Day of Caring on Wednesday, May 11.   The morning began with a Community Impact Celebration at Eastern Mennonite University, where we presented awards to LIVE... Read More
Day of Caring - Wednesday, May 11th April 20, 2016
It's that time of year again! United Way's annual Day of Caring is happening on Wednesday, May 11th. Come join hundreds of other community members to help make a difference where it matters most - right in the neighborhoods where we... Read More