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United Way Awards Grants to 20 PWC Nonprofits

Local nonprofits received more than $175,000.

United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) presented a ceremonial check totaling more than $175,000 to Prince William County officials representing 21 grants awarded to 20 Prince William County nonprofits Friday.

"The funds came through designations to the Prince William County Community Impact Fund in United Way NCA’s annual workplace giving campaign," announced United Way in a press release. "Over $1.75 million was raised through Community Impact Funds in United Way NCA’s eight regions thanks to the support of employees from over 1,000 corporations, educational institutions and municipalities in the region. Each of the grants directly addresses United Way NCA’s focus areas of education, health and financial stability."

Specifically, grants are being awarded to:

  • The Arc of Greater Prince William/INSIGHT
  • Ayuda
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington
  • Brain Injury Services
  • Catholics for Housing
  • Center for the Arts of Greater Manassas/Prince William County
  • English as a Second Language and Immigrant Ministries
  • Food & Friends
  • GnG (Guitars not Guns) National Capital Area
  • Habitat for Humanity of Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park
  • Just Neighbors Ministry
  • Literacy Volunteers of America – Prince William
  • Matthew’s Center for Visual Learning
  • The National Capital Poison Center
  • Northern Virginia AIDS Ministry
  • Northern Virginia Family Service
  • OAR (Opportunities, Alternatives & Resources) of Fairfax County
  • Pediatric Primary Care Project
  • Transitional Housing BARN
  • Youth Orchestras of Prince William.

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