Relay 4 Community Health

The journey to better health begins with a single step, and the support of a caring team. That’s the idea behind the Relay 4 Community Health. The United Way – Thomas Jefferson Area and the Piedmont Family YMCA invite you to join in the fun on June 30, 5-7 pm at...

Gaining New Relationships & Perspectives

Before August 12, 2017, the Charlottesville area was known as one of the great places to live. Countless magazine articles celebrated our beautiful scenery, cultural amenities, and thriving economy. Long-time residents know there’s another side to the Charlottesville...

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...