United Way of the Greenbrier Valley partners with local nonprofits in an effort to better the lives of those who live in Greenbrier, Monroe, and Pocahontas Counties. With a focus on Health, Education, and Basic Needs, United Way supports programs and services that impact these initiatives resulting in healthier, happier, and more stable communities.
Alderson Hospitality House
The mission of the Alderson Hospitality House is to provide support for those incarcerated at the Alderson Federal Prison Camp, their families and friends by providing temporary lodging, meals, transportation, emotional support and education. United Way supports AHH with Healthy Food Happy Families, a program that uses locally grown foods to feed guests healthy meals while staying at the hospitality house.
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
CASA trains and administers volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children through collaboration with social services agencies, legal counsel, and other resources to obtain safe, permanent homes. United Way supports CASA with the costs of site visits, advocate screening & training, and volunteer recognition.
CYAC (Child and Youth Advocacy Center)
The Child and Youth Advocacy Center provides guidance, protection, and help to children and families affected by abuse. United Way supports CYAC by providing a grant for staff and volunteer training.
Davis Stuart is committed to helping children and their families find the emotional, physical, and spiritual wholeness for which they have been created. United Way supports Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS), an incentive reward program to enforce residents' positive behavior.
Family Refuge Center
The Family Refuge Center is a community-based domestic violence project serving Pocahontas, Greenbrier, and Monroe Counties in southeast West Virginia committed to ending physical, sexual, and emotional abuse in families. United Way supports the Family Refuge Center with clients' emergency assistance needs, staff training, food for the shelter, and kids' programs.
HospiceCare - Greenbrier Division
HospiceCare strives to enhance the lives of individuals living with a life-limiting illness and their families by providing quality, compassionate medical, emotional and spiritual care. United Way supports Hospice by supplementing their Charity Care program, a service that helps cover the costs of end-of-life care for low-income patients.
Carnegie Hall is committed to cultivating an appreciation for creativity and excellence in the arts. In partnership with the community, Carnegie Hall presents and promotes quality artistic performances and exhibitions; educates the community in and about the arts; encourages active community participation; and presents programs which appeal to a broad audience, while preserving the historic significance of the Hall. United Way supports this mission by providing scholarships for Kids' College.
Communities in Schools
CIS of Greenbrier County surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. United Way supports CISGC with a grant for school supplies, meeting students' basic needs, program expenses, and site coordinator training.
Fruits of Labor
Fruits of Labor works with at-risk youth as an addiction prevention program and adults in recovery from addiction through training opportunities, mentoring, life skills, and encouragement. United Way supports Fruits of Labor's Culinary & Agricultural Training curriculum to provide industry relevant educational and certificate opportunities as well as intensive personal and professional development to improve future job opportunities.
Greenbrier County Schools Universal Pre-K
Greenbrier Universal Pre-K (Headstart) is a developmental and comprehensive program for three and four year old children and their families. Universal Pre-K provides resources and support to help families and children work toward positive mental and physical health and economic self-sufficiency. United Way supports Universal Pre-K by funding one book per month per child (325 children) and purchasing 8 STEM kits.
Greenbrier County Youth Camp
Greenbrier County Youth Camp provides a quality, organized, and safe camping experience for young people and adults. United Way works with the youth camp to provide scholarships for kids who come from low-income families.
Greenbrier Valley Theatre
Greenbrier Valley Theatre creates live, professional theatre in West Virginia and through theatre, enlightens, enriches, and enlivens the life of our region. United Way supports GVT by granting scholarship money for the after school drama program and summer camp.
High Rocks aims to educate, empower, and inspire young people in West Virginia. United Way helps to accomplish this by supporting the various arts and education programs at The Hub, a local student cafe.
Monroe Day Care Center
MonuntainHeart Community Services
MountainHeart works with individuals, families, and communities to provide resources for a better life. MountainHeart strives to reduce the incidences and lessen the impact of poverty among West Virginia residents. United Way supports MountainHeart with a grant for health and safety items and school supplies for local families in need.
Northern Greenbrier Latchkey Kids
Northern Greenbrier Latchkey Kids provides after-school care to elementary-age children from the Renick, Frankford, and Williamsburg areas who attend Frankford Elementary School. Children are engaged in many activities, giving parents peace of mind. United Way allocates a grant to NGLK for program support.
Radioactive Robotics is an after school STEM program for Pocahontas County Schools students that fosters an environment for teamwork, critical thinking, and innovation. Students are given the opportunity to design robots and showcase their work at competitions throughout the United States. United Way partners with Radioactive Robotics to support competition fees and bot parts.
Wild & Wonderful Reading Camps
Wild & Wonderful Reading Camps provide students completing grades 2-4 who are reading below grade level non-traditional educational opportunities that build confidence and empower them to achieve academic success. United Way provides a grant for all three summer camps' supplies, materials, and food (one each in Greenbrier, Monroe, and Pocahontas Counties).
Appalachia Service Project
Appalachia Service Project is a Christian ministry, open to all people, that inspires hope and service through volunteer home repair and replacement in Central Appalachia. United Way welcomes ASP as a new partner agency and supports their mission by providing funds for home repairs as a result of the June 2016 flood.
Catholic Charities works to eliminate poverty, distress, and injustice by providing comprehensive social services to the poor and vulnerable, advocating for social justice and calling all people of good will to service. United supports their endeavor by providing funds for emergency utility assistance for Greenbrier Valley residents.
Children's Home Society
Children's Home Society is a non-profit child welfare agency whose mission focuses on strengthening and preserving families. Programs include emergency shelter, foster care, adoption and mentoring, and permanency for children. Thanks to Campaign Chairs Kyle and Ann Fort, United Way now partners with CHS to provide foster families with household items and school supplies.
Gateway Industries provides assessment, training, and assists individuals with disabilities to find and sustain work in integrated work settings alongside non-disables co-workers. United Way assists with daily living needs for Gateway clients with an emergency assistance grant.
Greenbrier County Committee on Aging
Greenbrier County Committee on Aging purpose is to promote independence among the elderly and to let them live out their lives with dignity and respect. United Way supports this purpose with a grant for their Meal on Wheels program.
Monroe Coalition for Children & Families
Monroe Coalition for Children & Families works to establish a system of prevention, education, and early intervention aimed at enabling families, children, and all at risk member of Monroe County communities to reach their fullest potential through community-based, planning activities for Monroe County. United Way provides an emergency assistance grant to Monroe CCF for utility and other basic needs for Monroe County residents.
Pocahontas County Family Resource Network
The Pocahontas County Family Resource Network is a group of local community members who care about children and families, and ensures that community members have access to basic needs such as food, clothing, and shelter. United Way is the sole funder for the Harvest House Food Pantry.
Pocahontas County Senior Citizens
The mission of Pocahontas County Senior Citizens is to alleviate senior hunger and social isolation and promote life, health, honor, and dignity for the again and disabled by providing community focal points and reaching out to the home-bound. United Way helps PCSC with their mission to alleviate senior hunger by supporting the Meals on Wheels program.
Shepherd's Center of Greenbrier Valley is an interfaith ministry to sustain mature adults to live independently by providing opportunities for lifelong learning, community service, caring relationships, and spiritual growth. United Way funds the majority of Gwen's Meals, a senior food service program.
Wellspring aspires to create a non-judgmental environment where disadvantaged people can receive assistance through emotional, monetary, and/or physical support to improve their circumstances. A grant from United Way helps Wellspring offset the cost of temporary shelter as transient people seek permanent housing.