Lasting change to uplift women and children in the 757

WOMEN UNITED

Women United is a local force of innovators and visionaries passionate about investing in programs that transform the lives of women and children in South Hampton Roads. At our core, we are problem solvers, and we approach challenges in our community with a fearless tenacity that creates real, system-wide impact. We do more than invest in change; we roll up our sleeves and make it happen. Through our gifts of time, talent and treasure we are creating a brighter future for women and children in the 757.

WHAT WE DO

Women United, a leadership society of United Way of South Hampton Roads, brings women together in the spirit of philanthropy and service through advocacy, volunteerism, and networking to respond to critical community needs and bringing lasting change to South Hampton Roads most vulnerable populations. Together, we are working to:
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HOW TO JOIN

We are looking for other women who strive to lead the charge and inspire the change in our community. Women United membership is an annual gift of at least $1,000. The investment made by our members helps women and children move out of crisis and into self-sufficiency. To learn more or get involved, please contact:

Gersende de Pontbriand
The Joan P. Brock Endowed Senior Director of Women United
gdepontbriand@unitedwayshr.org
757.853.8500 ext. 106

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

CONNECTIONS

Be part of a community of like-minded women who contribute their personal passions, best ideas and unique strengths to our mission

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteer in our community with your family and alongside other members looking to create change

EVENTS

Collaborate with key business and community leaders while learning more about critical issues impacting our community

NEWS & UPDATES

Stay up to date on what’s happening with our quarterly newsletter

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Erin Ruane

Chair
Trader Interactive

Amy Bowden

Vice Chair
Amy C. Bowden CPA LLC

Annie Alexander

Optima Health

Elizabeth Chupik

City of Virginia Beach

Eileen Gwaltney

Xylem Tree Experts

Alison Johnson

Reed & Associates Marketing

Jane Short

JRS Consulting