Rappahannock United Way

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

RUW helps children start school ready to learn, earn their high school diploma, and pursue a higher education that leads to a stable job.
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RUW empowers people to become financially stable through job training and financial coaching.
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Our goal is to build a stronger community through healthy eating, physical activity, and access to quality healthcare.
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Stories of Impact

Changing our community one story at a time.

Five Years and Counting: The Power of Mentoring

Quentin has been partnered with a mentor in the Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters One-to One Mentoring Program for more than five years, and a member agency. When he first began the program Quentin was not doing well in school and he had a hard time completing his homework.

From Homelessness to Housed

Rappahannock United Way funds programs at LoisAnn’s Hope House to help move people from homelessness to financial stability and then into permanent housing.


Community Results

See the incredible results of Rappahannock United Way's work in the community.
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The United Way ALICE Report is will assess the state of Asset Limited, Income Constrained Employed Individuals.
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Help us support the community in education, income, and health.
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I work hard and have a good work ethic. You gotta want it to make it happen.
I just want to thank everyone that helped us, for not giving up on me and my family. I'm so blessed.
They explain at his age what he should be learning so when he goes to school, he'll be ready.
Our eating habits have changed tremendously. Eating good makes you feel better and I definitely see a change in our house.
There was no hope. Now I can't wait to wake up. Every day I wake up is a real good day.