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You are invited to spread the word about what it means to LIVE UNITED in the National Capital Area. United Way of the National Capital Area is improving the health, education and economic opportunity of all community members to create a more equitable region. When none are ignored, all will thrive.


United Way NCA Launches Inaugural ALICE Reports for the National Capital Area

The inaugural ALICE in the Crosscurrents Report gives a true picture of the nearly 500,000 National Capital Area households who are employed and earning above the Federal Poverty Line, yet are unable to afford the basic necessities.
Nov 14, 2023


Zenani Russell’s Story – From Struggle to Stability

In the midst of financial strain, increased costs of living and the...

Nov 09, 2023


WBJ 2023 CEO of the Year Honorees: Rosie Allen-Herring Awarded DEI Champion

Rosie Allen-Herring (President and CEO of United Way of the National Capital...

Nov 08, 2023


Resilience in the Face of Adversity – Meet Kavonnie Hines

 “It’s like it has to get worse before it possibly gets better.”-...

Nov 01, 2023


Thrive United 365 and Sentara Address Healthcare Access In Northern Virginia

While many of us have access to the resources we need to...

Oct 31, 2023


Samira’s Story – United Way NCA Helps Bridge the Digital Divide

Imagine being a student in today’s digital world with no access to...

Oct 14, 2023


The Childcare Cost Burden for Low-Income Households Around the U.S.

The escalating expenses of childcare across the United States have emerged as...

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