Rappahannock United Way works to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of the most significant local problems. It takes everyone in the community working together to create a brighter future. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when a family becomes financially stable and when our friends and neighbors have good health.
We invite you to live the United Way. Living United means being a part of the change and advancing the common good. Champion one of our many causes below. Visit United Way Worldwide for the most current list of legislative alerts.
Advocate for Better Education
Advocate for Income & Financial Stability
Reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act
Invest in Job Training that Leads to Family-Sustaining Employment .
Support Working Families in Tax Reform
Protect the Earned Income Tax Credit & Child Tax Credit.
Advocate for Improved Health
Support Investments in Children and Families
Prioritize Education and Health Priorities in 2015 Government Spending.
Ensure Children Can Access Nutritious Food
Protect and Strengthen SNAP in the Farm Bill.
Rappahannock United Way Resources
- Rappahannock United Way 2015 Public Policy Statement - DOWNLOAD
- United Way Worldwide 2015 Public Policy Agenda - DOWNLOAD
Rappahannock United Way Supported Initiatives
Rappahannock Region Financial Stability Coalition is a Rappahannock United Way led coalition that educates low income workers about their eligibility for various tax credits and provides free tax return preparation and asset building education and information.
FamilyWize is a national program that seeks to reduce the costs of prescription medicines for those in need. Rappahannock United Way distributes free discount prescription cards to connect as many low income individuals as possible with the service FamilyWize provides.
You can text to FamilyWize to save money on prescriptions.
2-1-1 Virginia is available to everyone needing help, especially in times of crisis. It offers free access to human service information and referral. Although it does not provide direct financial assistance, information and referral specialists can make referrals to agencies and services that may be able to help.