Rappahannock United Way

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

Focus Area: Financial Stability

Income Stories

Financial Self-Reliance for Individuals and Households.

RUW focuses on helping ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed)  individuals and households gain financial self-reliance through positive financial practices and employment. Our goal is to ensure that individuals have the skills needed to hold a steady job in today's workplace and to balance spending and savings with income.

Here Are The Financial Outcomes We Target:

  • Positive Financial Practices: Families and households sustain financial self-reliance through positive financial practices.
  • Employment: Families and households sustain financial self-reliance by obtaining and maintaining employment.

2020 Outcomes:

$2500000

Was provided in rent and mortgage relief to more than 550 local households.

$1300000

In tax refunds was received by local tax payers who filed with Rappahannock United Way for free! Over $100,000 of those refunds was put into saving accounts by taxpayers who promised to save 10% of their return.

Financial Resources

Free Financial Coaching

Our Goal is to help individuals and households reach their financial goals.  RUW offers free Financial Coaching 1 on 1 and  Financial Literacy Workshops on Saving, Debt, Budgeting and Credit.

Due to COVID-19 all of our workshops and 1 on 1 coaching are being offered over the phone or zoom. 

RUWFreeTaxes.org

 

Free Virtual Income Tax preparation and filing services for those who made $80,000 or less in 2020. Visit our website for more information.

MISSION: INDEPENDENCE

Through virtual workshops Mission: Independence students will gain hands on experience building tailored resumes and learn to build positive financial practices including budgeting, credit and avoiding debt.