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STUFF THE BUS BREAKS RECORD August 19, 2015
School Supply Drive Reaches New Milestone in 10th Year This year, “Stuff the Bus” turned into “Stuff the Semi” as a generous community came together to help prepare thousands of local students for school.  On August 7-9... Read More
Summer Reading Success July 21, 2015
With the help of local elementary schools, community organizations, and many dedicated volunteers, United Way served up summer fun at 10 reading parties in schools throughout our community. As one program of United Way's We Read to Succeed... Read More
Stuff the Bus- 2 Hours Can Help Change a Life July 14, 2015
Come out to a Walmart location in Harrisonburg or Dayton on August 7th-9th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and help "stuff the bus" with school supplies for low-income students in Harrisonburg City and Rockingham County Public Schools! ... Read More
Rain Delay- Harrisonburg Turks Game! June 23, 2015
The rain on Saturday may have slowed us down, but it certainly hasn't stopped us! The United Way Recognition Night at the Harrisonburg Turks game has been rescheduled for Tuesday, June 30th at 7:30 pm. Don't forget to bring this ticket or... Read More
United Way Partners with AmeriCorps to Build Education... June 4, 2015
United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County has been chosen as a host organization for an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) member who will assist us in achieving early childhood educational readiness in Harrisonburg and... Read More
United Way Partners with AmeriCorps VISTA to Build... June 4, 2015
United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County has been chosen as a host organization for an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) member who will assist us in achieving early childhood educational readiness in Harrisonburg and... Read More
Pack the Park: United Way Night with the Harrisonburg... June 1, 2015
Come join United Way at the Harrisonburg Turks baseball game on Saturday, June 20th at 7:30! The Harrisonburg Turks will take on the Charlottesville Tom Sox at JMU's Veterans Memorial Stadium. Admission is FREE when you wear your United Way t-... Read More
Summer Reading Parties Fight Learning Loss May 11, 2015
In an effort to curb summer learning loss, United Way and local elementary schools are hosting We Read to Succeed Summer Reading parties throughout June and July. These fun-filled gatherings will be held in conjunction with summer school and free... Read More
Student Atheletes to Volunteer in Bridgewater College... April 3, 2015
As part of a growing community effort to boost third-grade reading levels, United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County and Bridgewater College will host the Bridgewater College Reading Blitz from April 6, 2015-April 10, 2015 in celebration of... Read More
United Way Day of Caring is May 13 March 17, 2015
It's time to take our LIVE UNITED slogan to the streets!  On May 13, you're invited to join hundreds of local employees and nonprofit leaders for an all-hands-on-deck day of service in our community.  United Way partners throughout... Read More