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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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