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The River Region United Way is on the move! About a year ago, prompted by rising lease rates, we began the process of looking for new, permanent office space. We were fortunate enough to find a foreclosed property located at 3121 Zelda Court, and...
Posted at: 5:25 pm Thursday, November 17, 2016
Thanks to the generosity of Alfa Insurance and their employees, the company has consistently been the top contributor to the River Region United Way for many years. They’ve continued that tradition of excellence this year by raising a total of $337,...
Posted at: 12:01 pm Tuesday, November 15, 2016
The River Region United Way is lucky to count on many longtime supporters in our communities, people who have consistently given back over the course of many years. People like Gene Crane, executive vice president and business banking manager with...
Posted at: 1:42 pm Thursday, November 03, 2016
The River Region United Way (RRUW) is committed to making the most of opportunities to help those in our communities who need a hand. As part of this commitment, RRUW was part of the local board that allocated grant funds from the Federal Emergency...
Posted at: 12:08 pm Monday, October 10, 2016
River Region United Way supporters were up early on September 14 to help celebrate the kickoff of our 2016 Campaign. This year’s kickoff was held in conjunction with the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce’s 60 Minute Coffee, sponsored by RRUW. We...
Posted at: 12:01 pm Wednesday, September 14, 2016
This week we were thrilled to spend a day with 35 associates and store managers from area Publix Super Markets as they learned more about the River Region United Way and how we help people. Publix is the second-largest corporate contributor to the...
Posted at: 9:29 am Friday, August 26, 2016
Have you spotted these billboards and posts on social media recently? Well, it’s time to fill in the blank! The River Region United Way kicked off a new awareness initiative on Aug. 1 to show how we’re making life better for everyone in the River...
Posted at: 5:58 pm Monday, August 08, 2016
On July 26, the River Region United Way hosted a seminar for area nonprofits, as well as local businesses, on the recent changes to the Department of Labor’s Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). We were pleased to have as our speaker Richard Lehr with...
Posted at: 12:37 pm Thursday, August 04, 2016
On June 21, 2016, United Ways around the world will provide meaningful, impact-oriented service opportunities that advance community goals in education, financial stability and health through the annual Day of Action. As a way of giving back to our...
Posted at: 9:12 am Thursday, June 09, 2016
Once a year at its annual recognition event, the Tocqueville Society of the River Region United Way honors individuals or couples for their continued commitment to philanthropy and advocacy.  This year’s honorees are a couple well-known in the River...
Posted at: 12:59 pm Friday, June 03, 2016

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