Collaborating Around Climate

Our United Way focuses on people, supporting programs around school readiness, self-sufficiency, and community health. We don’t directly contribute to environmental causes, but we do respond to the pressing social needs of our time of which supporting sustainability...

Meet the New Director of Development

Looking for a reason to believe in the United Way? Spend a few minutes at the Community Table with our new Director of Development Daisy Rojas. As a former United Way client, Daisy speaks with a compelling first-person perspective. Daisy grew up in Albemarle County...

Looking to Volunteer? Mentor Tutor Fair January 11, 2019

It’s going to be a new year. Have you decided how you will engage with our community in 2019? The United Way has taken some of the work out of that question and announces the Mentor and Tutor Volunteer Fair January 11th from 11-2. Come learn what mentoring is...

Meet our Impact Project Manager

Ingrid Chalita, Impact Project Manager Ingrid brings an eclectic background to the United Way. A native of Caracas, she holds two law degrees. In Venezuela, Ingrid worked as an attorney and an independent contractor, mostly for the Venezuelan Army. Ingrid’s local...

Meet Our New Community Outreach Coordinator

Wondering which way to turn when you need a helping hand? Looking for your ideal volunteer opportunity? Call Anna Porter, our new Community Outreach Coordinator. Anna joined the United Way staff in October following a stint as a Health Coach at JABA. She has also...

Our new president gets down to business

The first few weeks on the job for Ravi Respeto, the United Way’s new president, have involved a lot of listening. The first order of business was to meet with all 45 United Way board members. “They’re our ambassadors,” Ravi said. “They have a lot of passion for the...