Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Kim Soerensen, President/CEO
Primary Contact Name
Ula Kauppi
Main Address

1010 Miller Park Square
Lynchburg, VA 24501
United States

What We Do


United Way of Central Virginia was founded in 1921 with a mission to mobilize the compassionate power of our community to improve the quality of life in Central Virginia. Every day, we work to advance Health, Education, Financial Stability, and Basic Human Needs in Lynchburg and the surrounding counties. In 2022, nearly 53,000 Central Virginians were helped by a United Way program. Visit for more information about United Way of Central Virginia.


Interesting Info
  • In 2022, approximately 1 in 5 individuals (53,000) in Central Virginia were impacted by programs at our 25 supported agencies.
  • In 2022, UWCV's 211 Virginia received 5,106 calls in Central Virginia and 12,644 referral resources were given.
  • In 2022, UWCV's Bright Beginnings made it possible for 133 children to attend local preschools and provided training to 435 early childhood educators.

4th Annual 5k on the Runway and After-Party
Duration of 3 hours
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Day of Caring
Duration of 9 hours
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2024 Williams Golf Tournament
Duration of 10 hours
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