Rappahannock United Way

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

Focus Area: Education

Quality education that can lead to a stable job.

A good education is fundamental to a quality life. Rappahannock United Way works to ensure that children are prepared for success in school and adults get the skills needed for employment.

2020 Education Outcomes At RUW


Volunteers read stories for 169 minutes to children virtually during Story Time


Was awarded in local grants to support Virtual Learning Centers and a Homeless Helpline

Education Collaboration:

Rappahannock United Way collaborates with local agencies and other partners to advance Education in our region.  Our collaborative efforts include:

  • 11 funded programs
  • Youth First Conference Sponsorship
  • Member: Collaborative for Youth & Families
  • Member: Smart Beginnings Rappahannock Area


  • Birth to 5 years: Parents develop positive behaviors that support children (birth-5 years) in achieving developmental milestones.
  • School Readiness: Children entering school demonstrate social readiness and literacy skills.
  • School Success & Graduation: Parents and students develop behaviors that demonstrate the value of education and lead to graduation.
  • Workforce Education: Individuals have the skills, qualifications and experience relevant to the changing workforce.