Opioid Abuse in Our Community

Community experts in the prevention and treatment of opioid abuse advocated for proactive and compassionate support of patients needing pain management at a panel discussion hosted by Women United in Philanthropy (WUP) on Tuesday, February 27. Patients should look for...

2018 Grant Nomination Deadline Announced

Current members of Women United may nominate a local non-profit to receive a grant from our 2018 Collective Fund. Nominees must be a local 501(c)3 organization serving women and/or children in Planning District 10, which includes the City of Charlottesville and the...

Membership Open House & 2016 Grant Recipients Presentations

The Women United Membership Open House on November 1st was, yet again, a great opportunity for members and guests to mix and mingle while celebrating the successes of the past year. Even more importantly, however, was the chance to hear from previous grant award...

2017: $25,000 to African American Teaching Fellows

Increasing diversity and multicultural awareness in the local public school systems is the mission of African American Teaching Fellows (AATF). To help achieve this, AATF is using their $25,000 Women United grant to provide college tuition assistance to five African...

2017: $25,000 to The Women’s Initiative

The Women’s Initiative (TWI) is using their $25,000 Women United grant for the operation of critical mental health services to 3,200 women through its core programming. Women served come from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds; many have been the...

2017: $10,000 to Georgia’s Healing House

Georgia’s Healing House (GHH), a program of Georgia’s Friends, serves women during their initial stages of recovery from alcohol and drug dependency by providing a safe place to live, an individualized treatment plan, individual mentorship, and support as women...

Women United Awards $60,000 in Grants

On October 5, 2017, Women United announced our 2017 Human Services Grant Award recipients at our annual luncheon. Due to the unprecedented growth of our membership over the past year, we were able to increase our giving from the intended $50,000 to a whopping $60,000,...

Women United Participates in Day of Caring

The surprising heat during this year’s United Way Day of Caring on September 20, 2017, did not diminish the spirits of eight Women United volunteers. Through United Way –Thomas Jefferson Area, we volunteered at The Salvation Army on Ridge Road. Our task was to...

2017 Grant Finalists Presentation

Sixty-seven Women United members, guests, and presenters attended the 2017 Grant Finalists Presentation on Tuesday, August 29 at the CAAR Conference Center. This is the largest audience at this event. Representatives from the five grant finalist organizations each...

Carolyn Miles Announced as 2017 Luncheon Speaker

Thursday, October 5 Farmington Country Club We are very excited to have Carolyn Miles, President and CEO of Save the Children, as the keynote speaker for our 2017 Human Services Grant Award Luncheon. Save the Children is an organization that gives children in the...