The United Way of Rockbridge has set a goal of $250,000 for its 2013-14 fall campaign and unveiled a new motto, "Building a Caring Community," to reflect the organization's priorities.
The Corporation for National and Community Service has awarded Washington and Lee University's Shepherd Poverty Program a grant to fund an AmeriCorps VISTA Project, which will help the United Way with its new community impact initiative.
The United Way of Rockbridge is planning on changing its business model to become a more visible presence in the community and focus on early childhood education and literacy, according to its new executive director, Patte Wood.
Oct. 17, 2012
The News-Gazette featured the United Way's annual campaign for helping local agencies give a helping hand to those in need.
Oct. 15, 2012
The United Way of Rockbridge chapter named Patte Wood as
its executive director. Wood served 12 years as a reporter for the Rockbridge
Weekly before it was bought by The News-Gazette, which has given her great insight
on the community.
Oct. 10, 2012
The annual campaign for the United Way of Rockbridge was
featured in and editorial in The News-Gazette. Readers were encouraged to help the
United Way reach its $250,000 goal.