Rappahannock United Way

Rappahannock United Way Rappahannock United Way is a nonprofit working to improve Education, Financial Stability and Health Living in the Greater Fredericksburg area.

LIVE UNITED. www.rappahannockunitedway.org By giving to Rappahannock United Way each year, you are using local dollars to provide local services. All contributions stay in the city of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford and support 60 programs through our 34 partner agencies, in addition to other community based nonprofit organizations.

Operating as usual

Rappahannock United Way wishes everyone who celebrates, a very Merry Christmas! 🎄✨
12/25/2021

Rappahannock United Way wishes everyone who celebrates, a very Merry Christmas! 🎄✨

Rappahannock United Way wishes everyone who celebrates, a very Merry Christmas! 🎄✨

The Rappahannock United Way office will be closed December 24th - 27th. We apologize for any inconvenience.
12/23/2021

The Rappahannock United Way office will be closed December 24th - 27th. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Rappahannock United Way office will be closed December 24th - 27th. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Managing holiday stress isn’t easy, but it’s possible to do so without smoking or drinking. Whether you’ve recently kick...
12/22/2021

Managing holiday stress isn’t easy, but it’s possible to do so without smoking or drinking. Whether you’ve recently kicked a habit or are just trying to cut back, here are some tips for coping from our partner SingleCare.

Learn how to better manage holiday stress: http://ow.ly/k7vx50HfEKB

Managing holiday stress isn’t easy, but it’s possible to do so without smoking or drinking. Whether you’ve recently kicked a habit or are just trying to cut back, here are some tips for coping from our partner SingleCare.

Learn how to better manage holiday stress: http://ow.ly/k7vx50HfEKB

Rappahannock United Way is committed to helping increase vaccine access to families and individuals in our communities b...
12/21/2021

Rappahannock United Way is committed to helping increase vaccine access to families and individuals in our communities by providing free rides (up to $25) each way, to and from vaccination appointments.

For COVID-19 vaccine appointments, individuals may request up to three return rides total. Eligible Riders must be a resident of the Greater Fredericksburg Region, over 18 years of age, and have no other transportation options available. Requested rides must be at a reasonable distance, and riders must have a smartphone and an active Lyft account via the Lyft app.

Learn more at https://www.rappahannockunitedway.org/get-help/transportation/

Rappahannock United Way is committed to helping increase vaccine access to families and individuals in our communities by providing free rides (up to $25) each way, to and from vaccination appointments.

For COVID-19 vaccine appointments, individuals may request up to three return rides total. Eligible Riders must be a resident of the Greater Fredericksburg Region, over 18 years of age, and have no other transportation options available. Requested rides must be at a reasonable distance, and riders must have a smartphone and an active Lyft account via the Lyft app.

Learn more at https://www.rappahannockunitedway.org/get-help/transportation/

Thank you for choosing to BE THERE with Rappahannock United Way this Holiday Season!
12/20/2021

Thank you for choosing to BE THERE with Rappahannock United Way this Holiday Season!

Thank you for choosing to BE THERE with Rappahannock United Way this Holiday Season!

There's still time to make an impact in 2021 and double your donation!Thanks to the generosity of Atlantic Builders and ...
12/20/2021

There's still time to make an impact in 2021 and double your donation!

Thanks to the generosity of Atlantic Builders and their commitment to BE THERE for our community, all donations made through the Ignite Hope campaign, between now and December 31, 2021, will be used to support ALICE® through financial stability programs and services!

Join the challenge and BE THERE for our community alongside Atlantic Builders and Rappahannock United Way. Text IGNITEHOPE to 41444 or visit https://bit.ly/IgniteHope2021

There's still time to make an impact in 2021 and double your donation!

Thanks to the generosity of Atlantic Builders and their commitment to BE THERE for our community, all donations made through the Ignite Hope campaign, between now and December 31, 2021, will be used to support ALICE® through financial stability programs and services!

Join the challenge and BE THERE for our community alongside Atlantic Builders and Rappahannock United Way. Text IGNITEHOPE to 41444 or visit https://bit.ly/IgniteHope2021

The expanded #ChildTaxCredit provided families more than ever before: a monthly refund to help pay for necessities like ...
12/16/2021

The expanded #ChildTaxCredit provided families more than ever before: a monthly refund to help pay for necessities like food, rent, utilities. This is the final monthly check if Congress doesn't act: https://www.votervoice.net/UWW/campaigns/88439/respond #UWAdvocate

The expanded #ChildTaxCredit provided families more than ever before: a monthly refund to help pay for necessities like food, rent, utilities. This is the final monthly check if Congress doesn't act: https://www.votervoice.net/UWW/campaigns/88439/respond #UWAdvocate

The expanded #ChildTaxCredit has been a lifeline to countless children across America, pulling millions of kids out of p...
12/16/2021

The expanded #ChildTaxCredit has been a lifeline to countless children across America, pulling millions of kids out of poverty and helping families afford groceries, pay rent, buy school supplies, and more. #UWAdvocate

The expanded #ChildTaxCredit has been a lifeline to countless children across America, pulling millions of kids out of poverty and helping families afford groceries, pay rent, buy school supplies, and more. #UWAdvocate

Join our team and help improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community!Rappahannock United Way (RUW) is se...
12/16/2021

Join our team and help improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community!

Rappahannock United Way (RUW) is seeking a full-time Grant Writer and Program Manager in the Resource Development (RD) Department. This position has two major responsibilities. This includes securing and managing grant funding from multiple sources to support RUW initiatives and services with the intent of driving revenue, along with managing RUW’s grant reporting process.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Join our team and help improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community!

Rappahannock United Way (RUW) is seeking a full-time Grant Writer and Program Manager in the Resource Development (RD) Department. This position has two major responsibilities. This includes securing and managing grant funding from multiple sources to support RUW initiatives and services with the intent of driving revenue, along with managing RUW’s grant reporting process.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Happy Holidays! Rappahannock United Way is celebrating the holidays a little early this year with a socially-distanced g...
12/15/2021

Happy Holidays! Rappahannock United Way is celebrating the holidays a little early this year with a socially-distanced get-together featuring a "Best Holiday Outfit" contest and an ornament exchange ✨🎄⛄️

Protect personal and financial information online when shopping this holiday season! Learn more at www.irs.gov/securitys...
12/15/2021

Protect personal and financial information online when shopping this holiday season! Learn more at www.irs.gov/securitysummit

Protect personal and financial information online when shopping this holiday season! Learn more at www.irs.gov/securitysummit

Need a ride to a confirmed COVID-19 vaccination appointment? Ride United is here to help!Rappahannock United Way is comm...
12/14/2021

Need a ride to a confirmed COVID-19 vaccination appointment? Ride United is here to help!

Rappahannock United Way is committed to helping increase vaccine access to families and individuals in our communities by providing free rides (up to $25) each way, to and from vaccination appointments.

Learn more about Ride United and eligibility requirements at https://www.rappahannockunitedway.org/get.../transportation/

Need a ride to a confirmed COVID-19 vaccination appointment? Ride United is here to help!

Rappahannock United Way is committed to helping increase vaccine access to families and individuals in our communities by providing free rides (up to $25) each way, to and from vaccination appointments.

Learn more about Ride United and eligibility requirements at https://www.rappahannockunitedway.org/get.../transportation/

Thousands of local households continue to face financial hardship as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We want t...
12/13/2021

Thousands of local households continue to face financial hardship as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to be there during these challenging times to keep families safe and financially stable in their homes.

BE THERE for our community alongside Atlantic Builders and Rappahannock United Way. Text IGNITEHOPE to 41444 or visit https://bit.ly/IgniteHope2021

Thousands of local households continue to face financial hardship as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to be there during these challenging times to keep families safe and financially stable in their homes.

BE THERE for our community alongside Atlantic Builders and Rappahannock United Way. Text IGNITEHOPE to 41444 or visit https://bit.ly/IgniteHope2021

Protect personal and financial information online when shopping this holiday season.  Learn more at www.irs.gov/security...
12/13/2021

Protect personal and financial information online when shopping this holiday season. Learn more at www.irs.gov/securitysummit

Protect personal and financial information online when shopping this holiday season. Learn more at www.irs.gov/securitysummit

The Community Impact (CI) team is hiring a seasonal, part-time, Bilingual Tax Services Assistant. During tax season (Dec...
12/08/2021

The Community Impact (CI) team is hiring a seasonal, part-time, Bilingual Tax Services Assistant.

During tax season (December-May), the tax site assistant is working approximately 20 hours/week and outside of tax season (June-November) working approximately 8-10 hours/week.

Candidates MUST be able to work a flexible schedule according to tax site scheduling INCLUDING evenings and weekends. The tax site assistant is responsible for general oversight of tax sites in accordance with IRS requirements and supporting and guiding volunteers, ensuring all e-file returns are completed efficiently and accurately per IRS requirements.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

The Community Impact (CI) team is hiring a seasonal, part-time, Bilingual Tax Services Assistant.

During tax season (December-May), the tax site assistant is working approximately 20 hours/week and outside of tax season (June-November) working approximately 8-10 hours/week.

Candidates MUST be able to work a flexible schedule according to tax site scheduling INCLUDING evenings and weekends. The tax site assistant is responsible for general oversight of tax sites in accordance with IRS requirements and supporting and guiding volunteers, ensuring all e-file returns are completed efficiently and accurately per IRS requirements.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Thanks to the generosity of Atlantic Builders and their commitment to BE THERE for our community, all donations made thr...
12/08/2021

Thanks to the generosity of Atlantic Builders and their commitment to BE THERE for our community, all donations made through the Ignite Hope campaign, between now and December 31st, will be used to support ALICE® through financial stability programs and services!

Join the challenge and BE THERE for our community alongside Atlantic Builders and Rappahannock United Way. Text IGNITEHOPE to 41444 or visit https://bit.ly/IgniteHope2021

Thanks to the generosity of Atlantic Builders and their commitment to BE THERE for our community, all donations made through the Ignite Hope campaign, between now and December 31st, will be used to support ALICE® through financial stability programs and services!

Join the challenge and BE THERE for our community alongside Atlantic Builders and Rappahannock United Way. Text IGNITEHOPE to 41444 or visit https://bit.ly/IgniteHope2021

Thousands of local households continue to face financial hardship as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We want t...
12/06/2021

Thousands of local households continue to face financial hardship as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to be there during these challenging times to keep families safe and financially stable in their homes.

BE THERE for our community alongside Atlantic Builders and Rappahannock United Way. Text IGNITEHOPE to 41444 or visit https://bit.ly/IgniteHope2021

Thousands of local households continue to face financial hardship as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to be there during these challenging times to keep families safe and financially stable in their homes.

BE THERE for our community alongside Atlantic Builders and Rappahannock United Way. Text IGNITEHOPE to 41444 or visit https://bit.ly/IgniteHope2021

FLU SEASON IS HERE!Rappahannock Area Health District will be hosting a FREE Flu Shot Clinic on Tuesday, December 7th at ...
12/05/2021

FLU SEASON IS HERE!

Rappahannock Area Health District will be hosting a FREE Flu Shot Clinic on Tuesday, December 7th at the Rappahannock United Way office from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.

For more information call the Rappahannock Area Health District at 540-899-4797 (Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm)

FLU SEASON IS HERE!

Rappahannock Area Health District will be hosting a FREE Flu Shot Clinic on Tuesday, December 7th at the Rappahannock United Way office from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.

For more information call the Rappahannock Area Health District at 540-899-4797 (Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm)

Join our team and help improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community!Rappahannock United Way (RUW) is se...
12/04/2021

Join our team and help improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community!

Rappahannock United Way (RUW) is seeking a full-time Grant Writer and Program Manager in the Resource Development (RD) Department. This position has two major responsibilities. This includes securing and managing grant funding from multiple sources to support RUW initiatives and services with the intent of driving revenue, along with managing RUW’s grant reporting process.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Join our team and help improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community!

Rappahannock United Way (RUW) is seeking a full-time Grant Writer and Program Manager in the Resource Development (RD) Department. This position has two major responsibilities. This includes securing and managing grant funding from multiple sources to support RUW initiatives and services with the intent of driving revenue, along with managing RUW’s grant reporting process.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

#FeelGoodFriday 💙 Thank you for your continued support that allows us to BE THERE for our community as we continue to Re...
12/03/2021

#FeelGoodFriday 💙 Thank you for your continued support that allows us to BE THERE for our community as we continue to Respond, Recover, Reimagine, and Rebuild.

#FeelGoodFriday 💙 Thank you for your continued support that allows us to BE THERE for our community as we continue to Respond, Recover, Reimagine, and Rebuild.

Taxpayers who can verify their identities online may opt into the IRS IP PIN program – a major expansion of the program ...
12/02/2021

Taxpayers who can verify their identities online may opt into the IRS IP PIN program – a major expansion of the program from previous years. This is another tool taxpayers can use to protect themselves – and their tax refund. Learn more at www.irs.gov/securitysummit

Taxpayers who can verify their identities online may opt into the IRS IP PIN program – a major expansion of the program from previous years. This is another tool taxpayers can use to protect themselves – and their tax refund. Learn more at www.irs.gov/securitysummit

It's National Tax Security Awareness Week. Learn more about how to protect your financial information from getting into ...
12/02/2021

It's National Tax Security Awareness Week. Learn more about how to protect your financial information from getting into the hands of cyberthieves at www.irs.gov/securitysummit

It's National Tax Security Awareness Week. Learn more about how to protect your financial information from getting into the hands of cyberthieves at www.irs.gov/securitysummit

Flu season is upon us! Rappahannock Area Health District will be hosting a FREE Flu Shot Clinic on Tuesday, December 7th...
12/01/2021

Flu season is upon us! Rappahannock Area Health District will be hosting a FREE Flu Shot Clinic on Tuesday, December 7th at the Rappahannock United Way office from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.

FREE Flu Shot Clinic
Tuesday, December 7th
Rappahannock United Way
#flushot

Rappahannock United Way is committed to helping increase vaccine access to families and individuals in our communities b...
12/01/2021

Rappahannock United Way is committed to helping increase vaccine access to families and individuals in our communities by providing free rides (up to $25) each way, to and from vaccination appointments.

Learn more at https://www.rappahannockunitedway.org/get-help/transportation/

Rappahannock United Way is committed to helping increase vaccine access to families and individuals in our communities by providing free rides (up to $25) each way, to and from vaccination appointments.

Learn more at https://www.rappahannockunitedway.org/get-help/transportation/

This year, we have the unique opportunity to DOUBLE your donation thanks to the generosity of Atlantic Builders!They hav...
11/30/2021

This year, we have the unique opportunity to DOUBLE your donation thanks to the generosity of Atlantic Builders!

They have committed to matching each dollar donated to support ALICE® through financial stability programs and services up to $25,000, helping your dollar make twice the impact in our community this #GivingTuesday and throughout the holiday season.

Text IGNITEHOPE to 41444 or visit https://bit.ly/IgniteHope2021

This year, we have the unique opportunity to DOUBLE your donation thanks to the generosity of Atlantic Builders!

They have committed to matching each dollar donated to support ALICE® through financial stability programs and services up to $25,000, helping your dollar make twice the impact in our community this #GivingTuesday and throughout the holiday season.

Text IGNITEHOPE to 41444 or visit https://bit.ly/IgniteHope2021

11/30/2021
#GivingTuesday 2021

Our community needs your support this #GivingTuesday 🎁. Will you join us in our mission to improve lives and build a community that is hopeful, resilient, and self-sufficient?

Thanks to the generosity of Atlantic Builders and their commitment to BE THERE for our community, all donations made through the Ignite Hope campaign, between now and December 31st, will be used to support ALICE® through financial stability programs and services!

Text IGNITEHOPE to 41444 or visit https://bit.ly/IgniteHope2021 to donate today.

Today is #GivingTuesday! 2021 has been a challenging year for many people. How can you help?This year we have the unique...
11/30/2021

Today is #GivingTuesday! 2021 has been a challenging year for many people. How can you help?

This year we have the unique opportunity to DOUBLE your donation thanks to the generosity of Atlantic Builders and their commitment to BE THERE for our community.

Join the challenge and BE THERE for our community alongside Atlantic Builders and Rappahannock United Way. Text IGNITEHOPE to 41444 or visit https://bit.ly/IgniteHope2021

Today is #GivingTuesday! 2021 has been a challenging year for many people. How can you help?

This year we have the unique opportunity to DOUBLE your donation thanks to the generosity of Atlantic Builders and their commitment to BE THERE for our community.

Join the challenge and BE THERE for our community alongside Atlantic Builders and Rappahannock United Way. Text IGNITEHOPE to 41444 or visit https://bit.ly/IgniteHope2021

Address

3310 Shannon Park Dr
Fredericksburg, VA
22408

General information

Founded in 1939, Rappahannock United Way is a local nonprofit organization serving the city of Fredericksburg, and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford. Rappahannock United Way is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health. These are the building blocks for a good life—a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. Our goal is to create long-lasting changes that prevent problems from happening in the first place. We invite our community to be part of the change. Together, united, we can inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow. That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED.

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8am - 4:30pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm

Telephone

(540) 373-0041

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Nonprofit Capacity Building
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RUW strives to be a center for collaboration and networking among areas service providers, hosting monthly information share meetings about various topics. We also host nonprofit trainings and workshops to strengthen the health and human service providers in our area.


Volunteer Center
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We are the Volunteer Center for the Fredericksburg area and work throughout the year to match volunteers in our community with both long-term and one time volunteer projects and activities.


Community Investment
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RUW invests dollars raised through the Annual, Local Government, and Combined Federal Campaigns in local programs impacting Education, Income, and Health. These programs have been reviewed by community volunteers who ensure that the programs are making lasting changes and improving lives.


Financial Stability
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We help hard-working, low-to moderate income individuals and families receive the tax refunds they deserve for free. RUW also organizes Financial Freedom events, facilitating workshops by trained professionals on credit counseling, money management, and more.


Advocacy
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RUW advocates on behalf of 2-1-1 Virginia, a 24-hour statewide helpline that directs individuals to the services they need in their locality. We share FamilyWize discount prescription cards to ensure individuals get the prescriptions they need to stay healthy at a lower price. RUW advocates on behalf of early childhood education as well.

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Our mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community. We mobilize and partner with community groups working to help individuals emerge from poverty and achieve greater financial stability. By promoting an inclusive environment where everyone respects and values the contributions of individuals of different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, we can enrich and strengthen the quality of our work and help to ensure the success of our community.

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We're delighted to support this awe-inspiring community organization for the second year in a row. Check out the video below to learn about Rappahannock United Way's ALICE® program and how you can lift up others in the area through the Ignite Hope match campaign.
Help us pick a winner! We're holding a gift basket auction as a fundraiser for our Rappahannock United Way workplace campaign. Teams created these awesome gift collections. They will win prizes for the basket that brings in the most bids and the basket that brings in the most money. Plus, there will be a popular vote decided right here on Facebook! The basket that gets the most likes will also win a prize. So pick your favorite basket and give it a thumbs up or a heart. The picture that has the most likes and loves by Monday at noon will be declared the people's choice.
If You or Someone You Know Needs a Ride to Get a COVID-19 Vaccination/Booster Ride, Rappahannock United Way is Here to Help! Especially for seniors, veterans, AND those with no other options for transportation to and from a CONFIRMED vaccination appointment at a designated VACCINE SITE. Rappahannock United Way is committed to helping increase vaccine access to families and individuals in our communities by providing free rides (up to $25) each way to and from vaccination appointments. If you need transportation to get to a vaccine site, you can request a free or discounted ride through the Lyft Ride Service by filling out the request form at https://www.rappahannockunitedway.org/get-help/transportation/ For COVID-19 vaccine appointments, individuals may request up to three return rides total. REQUIREMENTS: Eligible Riders must be residents of the Greater Fredericksburg Region, over 18 years of age, and have no other transportation options. Requested rides must be at a reasonable distance, and riders must have a smartphone and an active Lyft account via the Lyft app. IMPORTANT NOTE: You must download and install the Lyft app BEFORE YOU GET YOUR FREE RIDE. If you do not have the Lyft app, you can sign-up here:
FREE Flu Shot Clinic Tuesday, December 7th Rappahannock United Way #flushot
Inspired by our theme, Music to Inspire Giving, the Hilldrup team recently kicked off our 2021 - 2022 campaign to raise money for Rappahannock United Way! 🎶
As a fundaiser for our annual Rappahannock United Way campaign, we're selling Hope Starter shirts. We love that the money stays right here in our community to help. What a great way to start hope!
Our community partner, Rappahannock United Way, is offering student financial education workshops for juniors & seniors in high school with a chance at winning a scholarship! Learn more on their website: https://www.rappahannockunitedway.org/get-help/prosper-students/
Patricio Enterprises is a proud supporter of the Rappahannock United Way and is honored as a Top Campaign company for the 2020 Workplace Campaign. Thank you to all our employees who donated and to RUW for the impact on our HQ's community!
Absolutely loved getting to team up with our friends at Illusions Wraps to design and wrap the LOVE sign for Rappahannock United Way. And of course the always amazing Ignite Cinemas was there to film the install process. Love our team work and community! Make sure to stop by and snap a photo in front of the sign!
We had a blast at our first employee sign-painting night. We loved getting the chance to unwind and get to know our coworkers better--while raising money for our annual workplace campaign for Rappahannock United Way.
Team Hilldrup was honored to be recognized as "Most Innovative Campaign" by Rappahannock United Way for which we raised over $40,000. Great job, all! 🎉
Rappahannock United Way Representative Grace Draper presented SCPS Associate Superintendent for Instruction, Dr. Stanley Jones and SCPS Community Engagement Manager, Hunter Berry with a 2020 Campaign Award for raising nearly $36,000 to support RUWs mission to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community. #SCPSStrong