Roanoke businesses and individuals will be honored in United Way’s Celebration event

Roanoke Valley News

(Photo: Courtesy United Way of Roanoke Valley)

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — United Way of Roanoke Valley (UWRV) is hoping Wednesday’s event will help them raise millions of dollars for crucial community investments.

UWRV is holding its annual Celebration event on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at the historic Grandin Theatre. Businesses and individuals who have helped raise money for the community will be honored. The event will also try to raise more than $2 million.

The organization provides funding to regional nonprofit initiatives such as feeding the hungry, individuals and families who are struggling to have a home, provide quality early education environments, and improve health and wellness opportunities.

The Celebration event runs from 8 to 10 a.m. Organizers are asking people to be socially distant and face masks will be required.

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