Improving Lives and Strengthening Communities
Fighting for the health, education and financial stability of every person in Southwest Virginia.Our Mission + Vision
United Way of Southwest Virginia fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in Southwest Virginia because they are the building blocks for a good quality of life.
As the needs of Southwest Virginians change, so too do the best practices for meeting those needs.Learn More
Join us in our fight for our friends and neighbors in Southwest Virginia by exploring the options below.
United Way of Southwest Virginia fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in Southwest Virginia because they are the building blocks for a good quality of life.Learn More
Our Outcomes + Impact
60 years of service
21 localities served
40k students served
$2M provided for tuition assistance for childcare
The building blocks for a good quality of life
Giving children a strong start by improving early childhood experiences so they are ready for school and ready for life.
Connecting our region's youth with the skills, experiences, and support they need for well-paying jobs and lifelong careers.
Leading our region to implement trauma-informed practices across sectors and helping our communities become more resilient.
Elevate your Professional Potential
Whitney Caton introduces the professional development resources available using the myTeachstone platform.
Sergeant Airborne's step-by-step instructions to create a google/gmail account
Sergeant Airborne's step-by-step instructions for attaching files to gmail
Sergeant Airborne's step-by-step instructions for using Google Drive and Google Docs.
Billy Bailey (Sergeant Airborne of youtube fame) leads an introductory discussion of how to use the Internet.
Technology Skills Audrey Kirk leads a discussion on topics ranging from creating documents to useful websites for Early Childhood Education Professionals.
Observations & Assessments
Martin Parker discusses the mission of Virginia HEALS - creating linked systems of care in which children who experience trauma receive coordinated support based on their individual needs.
Joyce Mason returns to discuss the benefits of flash freezing fruits and vegetables.
Nena Buck of Childsavers goes over simple steps providers can take to keep organized!
Sneaky Veggies in Your Sauce is an informational video demonstration for Childcare Providers how to make a Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) approved sauce that includes all of the ingredients required to meet an approved meal pattern for...
Change doesn't happen alone. We need you!
Thank you for your generosity, partnership, and commitment to making Southwest Virginia stronger. YOU make a difference!
When you partner with United Way, you support health, education, and financial stability opportunities for everyone in SWVA.
We’re building a regional workforce and childcare hub to strengthen our region for future generations
Boost morale, build team culture, and help your community.