News

United Way Day of Caring is May 14 April 7, 2014
Join hundreds of local employees and nonprofit leaders for a LIVE UNITED all-hands-on-deck day of volunteerism in our community! United Way agencies throughout the area will welcome teams of volunteers to improve conditions for all of us in... Read More
1st Annual United Way Trike Race March 11, 2014
Grab Your Colleagues and Join the Race Toward a Stronger Community! Local businesses and schools will participate in the 1st Annual United Way Trike Race during the Home and Garden Show at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds on Sat., April 12. Get out... Read More
United Way Announces New Executive Director December 12, 2013
The United Way of Harrisonburg-Rockingham is pleased to announce Laura Toni-Holsinger as its new Executive Director. “We are extremely excited about Laura joining United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County,” said UW Board... Read More
United Way 2014 Community Action Plan and Funding... November 25, 2013
As part of an ongoing mission to advance the common good in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, United Way has released the 2014 United Way Community Action Plan and Funding Guidelines. United Way will continue to place strategic emphasis on the... Read More
Executive Director Position Description and... November 12, 2013
POSITION POSTING Executive Director United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County The Executive Director will be responsible for the professional leadership and management of the United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County (UWHR), working... Read More
Search Underway for Executive Director November 11, 2013
Betsy Hay is resigning from United Way to assume a position at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community. A search is underway for her replacement.  Click here for a full position description and application details. The Board of Directors of... Read More
Camapign Kickoff Celebrated the Power of WE August 22, 2013
On September 11, community and business leaders, students and nonprofit agency partners gathered at Skyline Middle School to kick off the 2013 United Way Campaign. Our campaign co-chairs, Amy Michtich and Jim Shaeffer, announced a bold new 1.2... Read More
THANK YOU FOR STUFFING THE BUS!! August 6, 2013
The community came out in droves Aug. 2-4 to help ensure that all Harrisonburg and Rockingham County School students start school ready to learn. It was a record-breaking year, with 3,234 bags of supplies and 1,134 backpacks collected for local... Read More
Stuff the Bus - A Community Call to Action June 25, 2013
When a child comes to school ready to learn, all students can learn more and our entire community benefits!  That's why, each summer, United Way and our Stuff the Bus partners reach out to the community to help make the back-to-school... Read More