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Community Impact

What is Community Impact?

  • Improving the lives of all people affected by the community’s issues – not just clients of programs funded by United Way.
  • Pinpointing the root causes of problems that threaten our community – developing strategies and partnerships to change them.
  • Working in a multi-faceted role with whatever partners can play a role in changing community conditions.
  • Going beyond the annual campaign to create long-term, ongoing relationships with diverse community investors.


Your United Way Creates Community Impact Through:

  • The Smart Beginnings Western Tidewater Collaboration of community leaders
  • The AARP Senior Community Service Employment Program
  • The Family Wize Presription Drug Discount Program
  • Local Day of Action and Day of Caring Events


Highlights from the Franklin-Southampton Area United Way's 2016 Photos With Santa Events



Click on the links below for Photos With Santa Claus, taken by Gwen Wilson Photography and co-sponsored by the Franklin-Southampton Area United Way and the Blackwater Regional Library:

Tuesday, December 13 - Ruth Camp Campbell Memorial Library - Franklin Branch

Wednesday, December 14  - Walter Cecil Rawls Library - Courtland Branch




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