What is SUW?

JMU Student Chapter
The Student United Way is a student-led and student-run community change organization at James Madison University. Through membership in the Student United Way students can Give, Advocate, and Volunteer in the areas of Income, Education and Health. Students will also have the opportunity to grow as leaders and connect the community by building a long-lasting relationship with each other and the United Way movement.

Benefits to Students:
  • Association with a national network of like-minded individuals.
  • Access to opportunities to contribute to the betterment of the community.
  • To learn more about the critical issues that faces the surrounding community.
  • A chance to learn what it means to Give.
  • To be the link between James Madison and Harrisonburg and to Live United.

Benefits to Harrisonburg & Rockingham County:
  • Increased awareness of the critical issues that face the community.
  • Increased support in the areas of Giving, Advocating, and Volunteering.
  • A long-lasting relationship between James Madison and Harrisonburg.