Meet our UVA Intern and Volunteer

Meet Alexis “Lexi” Arledge, our UVA volunteer and intern. She has been working with the Women United in Together in Philanthropy (WUP) Communications Committee to help organize for sustainability. Currently, she is developing plans to expand WUP’s social media...

Resources: Opioid Abuse in Our Community

On February 27, 2018, Women United in Philanthropy hosted a panel discussion on Opioid Abuse in our Community. To read more about the event, click here. Several community resources were provided at the event. Drug Drop Off Box Flyer NARCAN Distribution Flyer Resources...

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,...