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Do you shop on Amazon.com?

Do you shop on Amazon.com?

Try shopping at Smile.Amazon.com and support United Way of Greater Williamsburg.  With every purchase you make, 0.5% will be donated to United Way of Greater Williamsburg.  It’s quick and easy.  CLICK HERE - Log on and select UWGW as your charity of choice.  Thank you for your support.

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Volunteer Celebration

Volunteer Celebration

Thank you to Double Tree and Chesapeake Bank for sponsoring our Volunteer Celebration.  We hope everyone that came out had as much fun as we did.  Check out the picture- CLICK HERE or visit us on Facebook.

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2013 Woman’s Wellness Symposium proceeds presented

2013 Woman’s Wellness Symposium proceeds presented

Sharon Gibson-Ellis (center), Executive Director of United Way of Greater Williamsburg,  presenting Olde Towne Medical Center with a portion of the proceeds from United Way’s 2013 Women’s Wellness Symposium! Accepting the check in photograph- Dr. William Mann, Executive Medical Director for OTMC and Judi Woods, Board Member for OTMC.

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2013 Woman’s Wellness Symposium proceeds presented

2013 Woman’s Wellness Symposium proceeds presented

Robin Carson, on behalf of United Way of Greater Williamsburg and CHX4CHNG, presented a portion of the proceeds from United Way’s 2013 Woman’s Wellness Symposium to Lackey Free Clinic. Photographed is Carol Sale (left), Executive Director of Lackey Free Clinic and Robin Carson (right), General Manager of Kingsmill Resort and Chair of the United Way of Greater Williamsburg CHX4CHNG Women’s Leadership Council.

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Social services, nonprofits work together to find housing for the homeless- VA Gazette Article

Social services, nonprofits work together to find housing for the homeless- VA Gazette Article

Je’marc Morton and his daughter Aaliyah live in transitional housing provided by the “housing collaborative,” a partnership between local social service agencies and nonprofits that helps people avoid homelessness. (Virginia Gazette / December 31, 2013)

 

By Christine Sampson, csampson@vagazette.comThe Virginia Gazette8:03 p.m. EST, January 14, 2014

When you’re a convicted felon, Je’marc Morton says, you get used to missing out on good opportunities.

Morton speaks from experience. The 26-year-old was convicted in 2007 on charges of breaking and entering, grand larceny, and conspiracy. ...

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Hometown: United Way Hosts Mobile Pantry Event- Williamsburg and Yorktown Daily Article

Hometown: United Way Hosts Mobile Pantry Event- Williamsburg and Yorktown Daily Article

Executive Director of United Way of Greater Williamsburg Sharon Gibson-Ellis (left) with Chief Executive Officer of the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank Karen Joyner at the Dec. 19 event

 

January 15, 2014 By 

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Executive Director of United Way of Greater Williamsburg Sharon Gibson-Ellis (left) with Chief Executive Officer of the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank Karen Joyner at the Dec. ...

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Thank You Yankee Candle Village in Willimsburg

Thank You Yankee Candle Village in Willimsburg

A BIG Thank You goes out to Yankee Candle Village in Williamsburg and everyone who tossed a coin in the fountain in December. The Coin Drive raised $1,683 for United Way of Greater Williamsburg

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Adopt a Family Christmas Program

Adopt a Family Christmas Program

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone that participated in our  Adopt a Family Christmas Program.  We can all remember the feeling of waking up to presents on Christmas morning and thanks to your generosity we were able to make Christmas a reality for 150 children.  Christmas is a time for giving and helping others and the Greater Williamsburg Community did just that!  Thank you for the bottom of our hearts!

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Adopt a Family Christmas Program

Adopt a Family Christmas Program

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone that participated in our  Adopt a Family Christmas Program.  We can all remember the feeling of waking up to presents on Christmas morning and thanks to your generosity we were able to make Christmas a reality for 150 children.  Christmas is a time for giving and helping others and the Greater Williamsburg Community did just that!  Thank you for the bottom of our hearts!

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