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Giving to United Way


United Way of Roanoke Valley welcomes support in many forms.  We process thousands of donations as the largest philanthropic movement in Southwestern Virginia.  Our focus is to improve community conditions by focusing on the building blocks of a good life.

It takes help from everyone to achieve great results. Every gift, large or small, will make a difference in our communty.This year, hundreds of organizations will come together to support the Roanoke Valley through United Way. 

A United Way Campaign can build morale at your company by encouraging your team to get involved, become a part of the movement, and LIVE UNITED! 




Watch the video below to find out why people in the community believe in giving through their workplace campaigns.



Benefits to running a United Way campaign: 

1. Increased employee morale and team work 

Employees learn about United Way's impact in the community, and work together to plan team-building activities such as potlucks, raffles, or talent shows to support United Way. 

2. A more highly educated, financially stable, and healthier community

Our whole community is lifted when you support United Way. This benefits your employees' quality of life. 

3. Tax benefits

Contributions to United Way are tax-deductible, and often more convinent for your employees if you offer payroll deduction. 

4. Community recognition

United Way is incredibly grateful for the support of organizations, and utilizes many oppotunities to thank and recognize contributing groups. 

Contact Lara Thompson at if you would like to find out more about running a campaign at your organization!