March 5, 2022
Save the Date: UWSAW Days of Caring
April 20 & 21, 2022
The United Way of Staunton, Augusta County & Waynesboro will host two Days of Caring during National Volunteer Week! Stay tuned for additional information on how to sign up.
Go2Grow SAW Now Accepting Applications
Go2Grow helps families review and sign up for early care and education opportunities. This single application can also inform families of their eligibility for publicly-funded programs that may provide free or reduced cost options.

Go2Grow applications can be filled out year-round by any family with a child, birth to age 5, looking for care in Staunton, Augusta County, and Waynesboro.

Contact our Navigator, Deirdre Kellner, for assistance at, by phone or by text at 540-849-7617.
Valley VITA is Here!
The Valley Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is still scheduling appointments for the current tax season. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 540-221-1654.
Volunteers are still needed to help make the program a success. All training is provided. Volunteering with Valley VITA is a great opportunity to learn new skills, gain experience, and be a part of an impactful community program.
Complete Your Taxes Online for Free with!
MyFreeTaxes helps people file their federal and state taxes for free, and it’s brought to you by United Way.

There is no income limit to use If you have a household income of over $73,000 you will be transferred to Cash App Taxes, which is also available to all taxpayers for free.
FEMA & ARPA Funds Available
UWSAW received notification that the City of Staunton has been chosen to receive funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs through two opportunities through FEMA and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

FEMA EFSP Phase 39 = $7,186
ARPA-R = $22,211

For information on each of these grant opportunities, please visit:

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 9th. Contact UWSAW President and CEO Kristi Williams for an application at
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