News

United Way Seeks Volunteer Engagement VISTA January 26, 2016
As volunteer participation continues to increase in the community, United Way is recruiting a service-minded volunteer engagement VISTA to serve in our downtown Harrisonburg office.  The person in this position will build grant management... Read More
United Way Seeks Coordinator of Community Impact January 13, 2016
In keeping with a goal to increase the breadth and depth of our service in the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County Community, United Way is seeking a full-time coordinator of community impact to serve in our downtown Harrisonburg office. The... Read More
Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley Seeks Director December 17, 2015
Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley, a regional early childhood development coalition, is seeking a full time Director to lead its comprehensive school readiness campaign for our local children. Comprised of parents, educators and community leaders,... Read More
Thanksgiving Food Drive October 22, 2015
Partner with United Way, MillerCoors and Elkton Area United Services (EAUS) for our annual Thanksgiving food drive as we serve up to 350 families in need. You can help by participating in two ways: First, host a food drive in your workplace, school... Read More
Charles and Dorothy Wampler Society Reception October 19, 2015
Thousands of people impacted, hundreds of lives changed, and one hundred years of engagement are words that define United Way co-founder Charles Wampler Jr.’s legacy in the Harrisonburg community. On Tuesday Oct. 13th 2015, United Way honored... Read More
Sign Up for Dreams In Action Community Tours September 21, 2015
Last year we asked, "What do you dream for our community?"   Because of you, dreams are coming true in our community every day. On Sept. 21-25, you can discover how! Sign up for the community tours we're hosting on... Read More
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