United Way is about advancing the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all.

Our focus is on PROMOTING HEALTH & SAFETY and NURTURING CHILDREN & YOUTH because these are the building blocks for a good quality of life.

We recruit the people and organizations from all across the community who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done. We invite you to be a part of the change. You can give, you can advocate and you can volunteer. That’s what it means to Live United.


With your continued support, we are making tangible and measurable differences in the lives of people in Chesterfield County.


Chances are great that you or someone you know have benefited from one or more of the organizations supported by United Way.

Some facts about Chesterfield based on most recent census data:

  • Population 46,734
  • Households 17,622
  • Children living in poverty 33%
  • Persons under 5 years of age 5.8%
  • Median household income $31,252
  • Persons under 18 years of age 23.2%
  • Persons 65 years of age and older 15.5%
  • Persons living below poverty level 29.8%
  • Children living in single parent households 42%
  • Veterans 3,177