LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — United Way of Central Virginia is hosting five campaign kickoffs in each of its servicing counties beginning Monday. This year, their campaign is centered around the community coming together to collaborate and make a difference. This year’s campaign will focus on the collective power of the community to achieve positive change. The challenges we are working to eliminate are often deeply rooted and longstanding. The United Way of Central Virginia places emphasis on collaboration and cooperation as the keys to affecting meaningful change, encouraging our partner agencies to seek innovative ways to support one another while working towards the common aim of an improved quality of life for everyone in Central Virginia,” said President & CEO Bill Varner.

The schedule for each kickoff is as follows:

Amherst CountySeptember 10 @ 12-1 PM
Second Stage | Amherst // 194 2nd St, Amherst, Va
Lunch will be provided to those attending

Campbell CountyTuesday, September 11 @ 11 AM – 1 PM
Hyland Heights Baptist Church // 11452 Wards Rd, Rustburg, Va
Food Truck options available

Bedford CountyWednesday, September 12 @ 3-4 PM
Beale’s Brewery // 510 Grove St, Bedford, Va
Food & drink options available

City of Lynchburg (Press Conference)Thursday, September 13 @ 10 AM
Lynchburg Sheltered Industries // 3120 Odd Fellows Road, Lynchburg, Va

Appomattox CountyFriday, September 14 @ 11 AM-1 PM
Courtland Festival Park // 316 Court St, Appomattox, Va.
Food truck options available
All are invited to attend each kickoff. These kickoffs are not for fundraising, but for information and conversation.


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