RUW Tax Program Wraps up Another Amazing Year!
Rappahannock United Way's Free Tax Preparation Program continues to be an essential tool in helping more households emerge from poverty an dachieve greater financial stability. As we wrap up another successful year, we are proud to announce that our incredible team of staff, volunteers, and Rappahannock Regional Financial Stability Coalition partners completed over 1,900 tax returns, and provided Affordable Care Act assistance and Financial Coaching to over 500 individuals. Volunteers saved clients over $385,000 in tax prep fees and helped return $1.9 Million to the community in refunds and credists. Thank you to our amazing volunteers!
2016 Community Give
We live in such a supportive community! THANK YOU to everyone who gave to Rappahannock United Way & all of the other great local nonprofits during The Community Give! We appreciate you! #GIVE16
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Community Volunteers Find Love at Rappahannock United Way
An RUW volunteer opportunity leads to a very special connection...
Click here to read Quincey & Josh's story!
File your Taxes for FREE!
Visit RUWFreeTaxes.org to learn more about free tax filing options for households earning less than $62,000 in 2015.
Got your taxes covered? Learn how you can help others save money on tax prep and get the tax credits they deserve. Volunteers: No experience necessary - greeters, preparers and coaches all receive training and certification.
Affordable Nonprofit Trainings at RUW
Rappahannock United Way is proud to offer affordable, relevant trainings on topics important to the nonprofit agencies in our community. Topics include Financial Coach Training, Fundraising, Volunteerism, and more!
Trainings are open to any agency or individual interested in increasing their expertise. Check out our full calendar and register online on our Training page.
2015 Day of Action
On September 25 and October 13, over 200 Volunteers from local companies put on their brightly colored "Live United" t-shirts and tackled projects at local nonprofits and schools. Check out the map below to see where the action took place! You can also read stories about how volunteers made a difference for agencies focused on Education, Income and Health in our area.
To learn more about how you can put your caring spirit into Action for our community, visit our Volunteer Center at http://www.RUWVolunteer.org.
Introducing the 2015 RUW Campaign Videos!
Click on an image below to see how donations to Rappahannock United Way are helping to Change the Story in YOUR community!
Barbara C. Terry
We were deeply saddened to learn that Barbara C. Terry passed away on Thursday morning, Sept. 3, 2015. She was president of Rappahannock United Way for 28 years and made a tremendous impact in our community and in our hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends and everyone who loved her.
To learn more about the Barbara C. Terry Emergency Assistance Fund, click here.
Rappahannock United Way is proud to announce our 2015-16 Community Impact Fund Awards!
Thirty-six programs were awarded a total of $1,001,687 to create positive change in the areas of Education, Income, and Health.
Community Impact Funds are awarded through a process known as Citizen Review. Each year, 50+ volunteers spend more than 800 hours assessing partner agency program proposals and developing funding recommendations based on the measurable impact of each program.
FY16 Funded Programs list | FY16 Funding Press Release