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...

United Way Introduces New President

With great excitement, we welcome Ravi K. Respeto as United Way’s next President. Ravi is a Charlottesville resident with long-standing ties to Central Virginia and joins our organization after serving as an executive at the Albemarle Housing Improvement Program since...

Register Now for the 2018 United Way Day of Caring

The United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area announces upcoming deadlines for its 27th annual United Way Day of Caring, a community-wide volunteer service day with nearly 2,000 volunteers working in almost 200 projects hosted by local nonprofits and schools. The United Way...

Noelle & Malachi

Noelle is a refugee whose family fled violence in Liberia. Charlottesville was completely different from the world they knew, but the family soon made it home. Her parents found work, while Noelle and her 2 sisters started school.  Noelle became pregnant while in high...

Register for the United Way Relay

Runners and walkers of all abilities, age 8+, will come together to form teams from family, businesses, clubs, neighborhoods, friends, or other groups. Each runner completes a ½ mile leg then passes the baton to a teammate. Each walker completes a ¼ mile leg and...