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United Way Meets Goal of $850,000 Two Weeks Earlier than Last Year

Brett Eckley, 2015-16 campaign chair, third from left, and Debbie Sizemore, 2016-17 campaign chair, second from right, spoke during a press conference Friday morning at Eckley Orthodontics at 1804 Harper Road announcing the United Way of Southern West Virginia met its campaign goal of $850,000. Photo by Rick Barbero/The Register-Herald By Cody Neff Register-Herald Reporter [...]

By | 2016-02-23T15:24:06+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vote for Michelle and Austin

Michelle Rotellini Michelle Rotellini was raised in Beckley, WV and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School. After spending her college years in Charleston, SC, she returned to West Virginia. Michelle is married to Mark Rotellini and they have 3 children: Isabella, Dominic and Marco. They are owners of Visiting Angels of Southern WV [...]

By | 2017-07-25T15:31:03+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Dancers|0 Comments

Miss Wonderland of Trees Pageant

The Wonderland of Trees event is eagerly awaiting their 5th year of celebration and fundraising. Many companies, churches, civic groups, and individuals in all five of our counties sponsor and decorate Christmas trees to be auctioned off, in which the proceeds benefit the United Way's annual fund raising campaign. The United Way helps to ensure [...]

By | 2017-07-25T15:31:03+00:00 October 31st, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

A Troubling Issue Too Few Are Talking About

There are moments that give you pause and make you look at the world you thought you knew differently. For me, one came late last year while attending the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting. President Obama was to deliver a major address on human trafficking (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuMk-JGcPUQ). I certainly understood this to be an important [...]

By | 2017-07-25T15:31:03+00:00 August 7th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Get the Benefits of Healthy Eating on a Budget

You've probably heard a lot about the benefits of healthy eating. Everyone wants to look and feel better, but sometimes it seems as if healthy eating is only for the wealthy. How can a normal working person afford organic products or take the time to make home-cooked meals? These tips will let you enjoy healthier [...]

By | 2017-07-25T15:31:03+00:00 August 1st, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Volunteering Gets a Big Boost

United Way is always seeking ways to engage more volunteers. On July 15th President Barack Obama gave us and others in the volunteer sector reason to cheer when he not only honored former President George H.W. Bush for his exemplary lifetime of public service, but also issued aPresidential Memorandum aimed to expand national service. Expanding [...]

By | 2017-04-25T21:21:04+00:00 July 13th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Five Great Reasons for High School Students to Volunteer

Volunteer work presents a great opportunity for teenagers to prepare for the future, as well as to improve their communities. In addition to boosting socializing skills and awareness of local organizations and social issues, high school students who volunteer often may have an advantage over their peers when headed off to college. 1. Gaining New [...]

By | 2017-04-25T19:21:16+00:00 July 7th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments


When you give to the United Way of Southern West Virginia you immediately become part of the collective power of generosity. Every individual has a different desire and ability to give. That's why there are several levels of giving that allow you to contribute to the health of our community within your own means. Regardless [...]

By | 2017-07-25T15:31:03+00:00 August 12th, 2012|The Issues|0 Comments


Being a part of the United Way of Southern West Virginia allows to you to get involved with issues that are important to you. We are working everyday in our communities to address the needs that impact us the most. Education, health and income are just three areas that are vital to us all. Take [...]

By | 2017-07-25T15:31:03+00:00 August 12th, 2012|The Issues|0 Comments