Rappahannock United Way

3310 Shannon Park Dr., Fredericksburg, VA 22408    |    (540) 373-0041

RUW Sponsored Events


Rappahannock United Way is proud to partner with coalitions and collaborations here in the Fredericksburg area who are focused on improving lives through Education, Financial Stability and Healthy Living.  Watch for these sponsored events year-round!

  • Smart Beginnings Rapp Area: Fall Early Childhood Educators Conference
  • Fredericksburg Regional Chamber:  Workforce Connect Event
  • Collaborative for Youth & Families: Like Any Other Kid
  • Be Well Rapp Council Strategic Planning Process
  • Rapp Area Office On Youth: Youth First Conference
  • Collaborative for Youth & Families: ACEs Trauma Informed Training
  • The Childcare Network: Spring Child Care & Early Childhood Conference


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Mission:Independence 2019

Students should feel prepared to draft a successful budget, have meaningful dialogue during a business luncheon, and present themselves with the confidence and leadership that the “real world” demands. Through these and other hands-on learning activities, our goal is to prepare students for success beyond the classroom.
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Children’s Book Swap!

Let’s get together and swap books! It’s not only FUN, but a great way to give children in our community the opportunity to get fresh books for summer reading. Everyone is invited– for every book you bring you can take TWO! We will have story-time every half hour starting at
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Day(s) of Action: Project Leader Lunch & Learn

Have questions about how to submit a project to our Fall Day(s) of Action? Join us for lunch here at RUW for an overview of the event and project requirements, plus a quick how-to lesson on using our online volunteer system.
This event is optional for project leaders.
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Days of Action: Team Leader Lunch & Learn

Is your business interested in fielding a team for our upcoming Day(s) of Action? Join us to learn more about the process! We’ll serve lunch and lots of information about what is required to participate.
Priority is given to businesses that are planning a 2019 Workplace Campaign. To learn more
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The Opiate Epidemic: What You Need to Know & How Can You Help?

Opioid addiction has been declared an epidemic and a national emergency. In 2016, there were 79 deaths due to opiate use in our area. 8% of high school students and 7% of middle school students report taking prescription drugs not prescribed to them. It is imperative that we do a
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Day of Action: T-Shirt Tailgate

Join us as we kick off our 2019 Days of Action with a T-Shirt Tailgate at RUW!  We’ll rally with our Day of Action teams, distribute team t-shirts, take team photos and enjoy a delicious cookout in preparation for Days of Action projects that begin the next day.
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2019 Day of Action

Join us for our 2019 Day of Action!  Create a team at your workplace and spend a morning, afternoon, or full day helping nonprofits in our area with projects that make a difference!
NOTE: So that teams can head straight to their projects, this year we will be kicking off