Author Archives: Mike Smitka

America’s #1 Charity

Forbes came out with their annual ranking of charities; the United Way network comes in at the top. They are careful to point out that in fact United Way consists of 1,000+ legally independent local charities and not one giant … Continue reading

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2016-17 Campaign Underway!

We thank the Generals Club members who have donated or pledged, and small businesses that have become Community Leaders. Several employers have now begun their workplace campaigns on our behalf – thank you!!

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General’s Club Reception Sept 20

Join us at Kendal Hall from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm in the meeting hall to the right of the entrance of the main building. We’ll introduce our agencies and how your contribution benefits the community.

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Community Food Drive: 2016 Campaign Kick-off

As advertised in the Lexington News-Gazette, look for boxes at the following locations. Contributions will be shared by Campus Kitchen, the Community Table, the Natural Bridge Food Pantry and the Rockbridge Area Relief Association. Blue Phoenix Cafe (110 W Washington, Lexington) Donald’s … Continue reading

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Rockbridge Regional Festival

Visit our booth on Main Street in Lexington Saturday August 27th! Books and more!! Followup: thank you for stopping by! We gave away 347 books for children!

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2015-16 Fundraising Campaign Results

Thank you for your support!! We raised $230,209.10 during our 2015-16 Campaign. We will launch the 2016-17 campaign at Kendal on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Watch for updates!

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What is United Way of Rockbridge?

Our Mission: United Way of Rockbridge takes a leadership role in improving the quality of life of the people in the Rockbridge area by assessing needs, raising and allocating funds, and ensuring the appropriate use of those resources by the … Continue reading

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