United Way of Roanoke Valley Inc

Roanoke, VA   |  WWWW.UWRV.ORG

Mission

TO IMPROVE LIVES BY MOBILIZING THE CARING POWER OF PEOPLE IN OUR COMMUNITY. UNITED WAY OF ROANOKE VALLEY SERVES PEOPLE IN THE CITIES OF ROANOKE AND SALEM, THE TOWN OF VINTON, AND THE COUNTIES OF BOTETOURT, CRAIG, ROANOKE, AND FRANKLIN.

Ruling year info

1942

Principal Officer

ABIGAIL V HAMILTON

Main address

325 Campbell Ave SW

Roanoke, VA 24016

EIN

54-0535302

NTEE code info

Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories includes Community Funds/Trusts and Federated Giving Programs) e.g. United Way (T70)

IRS filing requirement

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

4AUNITED WAY OF ROANOKE VALLEY IS A UNIQUE ASSET TO OUR COMMUNITY. UW ENGAGES LOCAL BUSINESSES, NONPROFITS AND INDIVIDUALS TO DETERMINE AND PRIORITIZE OUR REGION'S MOST PRESSING NEEDS. A COMMITTED NETWORK OF COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS DETERMINES WHICH PROGRAMS MAKE THE BIGGEST DIFFERENCE IN ADDRESSING THESE NEEDS. FROM JULY 1, 2019 - JUNE 30, 2020, UNITED WAY OF ROANOKE VALLEY INVESTED OVER $2.5 MILLION DOLLARS IN QUALITY PROGRAMS, INITIATIVES, AND SMALL GRANTS THAT MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE IN THE COMMUNITY. $1.5 MILLION CAME IN THE FORM OF GRANTS SPECIFICALLY AWARDED TO DIRECTLY SUPPORT UNITED WAY'S SIGNATURE INITIATIVES - SMART BEGINNINGS, HEALTHY ROANOKE VALLEY, AND REHOUSING YOUTH FOR SUCCESS IN EDUCATION (RYSE), AND THE REMAINDER CAME FROM DONATIONS TO THE COMMUNITY IMPACT FUND. ADDITIONALLY, UNITED WAY MADE INVESTMENTS IN THE WORK OF OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS PROVIDING SERVICES WHICH ADDRESSED KEY PRIORITIES IDENTIFIED IN THE AREAS OF EARLY LEARNERS, SUCCESSFUL YOUTH AND HEALTHY ADULTS USING A NEW FUNDING MODEL THAT BUILDS ON PARTNERSHIPS AMONG SERVICE PROVIDERS TO BETTER ADDRESS CLIENT NEEDS AND BUILD COALITIONS THAT SHARE OUTCOMES TO ATTRACT OTHER FUNDERS. THIS MODEL RESULTS IN SUSTAINED SOCIAL PROGRESS, STREAMLINED ACCESS FOR CLIENTS AND DEEPENED CONNECTIONS AMONG PARTNERS. IN 2019 - 2020 FY, FUNDING WAS AWARDED IN THREE TIERS. TIER 1 WAS FOR THE COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIP THAT ADDRESSES FAMILY NEEDS THROUGH THE PATHWAYS COMMUNITY HUB. FAMILIES ARE IDENTIFIED THROUGH COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS WHO THEN WORK ONE ON ONE TO IDENTIFY NEEDS AND ALIGN THE FAMILY WITH SUPPORTS TO MEET THOSE NEEDS. UNITED WAY INVESTED $250,000 IN THE PATHWAYS COMMUNITY HUB PARTNERSHIP. TIER 2 IS FOR SYSTEM INNOVATION COLLABORATIONS THAT ADDRESS COMPLEX SOCIAL ISSUES THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS AMONG THE SERVICE PROVIDER NETWORK. UNITED WAY INVESTED $458,051 IN 3 SYSTEM INNOVATION COLLABORATIONS THAT ADDRESSED EARLY EDUCATION, YOUTH PROGRAMMING, AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT. TIER 3 PEOPLE CENTERED INVESTMENTS OF $50,000 FUNDED INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMS THAT ADDRESS GAPS IN SERVICES PROVIDED BY TIERS 1 AND 2. AN ADDITIONAL $30,000 WAS INVESTED IN 3 PROGRAMS IN FRANKLIN COUNTY THAT FOCUSED ON HOME REPAIRS FOR LOW INCOME CITIZENS, HEALTHCARE NEEDS AND EMERGENCY SERVICES. THIS MODEL HAS SEEN $364,000 SAVED ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS THROUGH FAMILYWIZE; 1,355 EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONALS TRAINED TO PROVIDE QUALITY EARLY EDUCATION; 492 YOUTH ENROLLED IN AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS; 7,346 CHILDREN AGES BIRTH TO FIVE ACCESSED QUALITY LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES; AND, 179 CLIENTS WERE ENROLLED IN HUB SERVICES THAT CREATED 598 REFERRALS TO 75 PARTNER AGENCIES AND DIRECT SERVICE PROVIDERS. ADDITIONALLY, UNITED WAY RAISED AND ALLOCATED $214,000 TO PROVIDE DIRECT SERVICES FOR ACCESS TO FOOD AND SUPPLIES, HEALTHCARE, CHILDCARE, HOUSING, UTILITIES, EMPLOYMENT AND TRANSPORTATION.

Expenses
$1,002,051
Revenue
$0

UNITED WAY OF ROANOKE VALLEY ALSO PROCESSES DIRECT DESIGNATIONS TO AGENCIES AS A SERVICE TO ITS DONORS. THESE ORGANIZATIONS MUST MEET MINIMUM STANDARDS SO UNITED WAY CAN ACCEPT FUNDS ON THEIR BEHALF. IN THE FALL 2019 CAMPAIGN, MORE THAN 250 AGENCIES RECEIVED DESIGNATIONS THROUGH UNITED WAY DONORS AMOUNTING TO JUST OVER $517,446.

Expenses
$517,446
Revenue
$0

UNITED WAY OF ROANOKE VALLEY RELIES ON THE SUPPORT OF HUNDREDS OF VOLUNTEERS WHO LIVE IN THE REGION. IN 2019 - 2020, 732 VOLUNTEERS PARTICIPATED IN A VARIETY OF WAYS TO BRING LASTING CHANGE TO OUR COMMUNITY WHICH INCLUDED BY SERVING ON GOVERNANCE COMMITTEES, ASSISTING IN OUR ANNUAL CAMPAIGN EFFORTS AND REVIEWING APPLICATIONS AND PROGRAMS DURING THE INVESTMENT PROCESS. BECAUSE OF THEIR EFFORTS, OVER $4.5 MILLION WAS SECURED BY UWRV THROUGH THE ANNUAL CAMPAIGN AND GRANT AWARDS THAT WAS REINVESTED IN OUR COMMUNITY.

Expenses
$2,036,517
Revenue
$0

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