u*nite is rain or shine! 

while the tent is outdoors, it is fully covered.  regardless of the weather, it will be a bright evening!


June 20, 2018

On Sunny Slope Farm 

6:00 - 9:00 P.M.

1000 Erickson Avenue (public entrance)
Harrisonburg, Virginia 
Dress is summer fancy (cocktail attire)
Following a cocktail hour with an open bar and an opportunity to enjoy the view from the beautiful venue, we will honor community members that have gone above and beyond in our four impact areas (early childhood education, grade level reading & high school graduation, financial stability, and community health). We will also present our Charlie Wampler, Jr. Community Builder Award and a Young Community Builder Award. Award presentations will be interspersed with meal courses and a live auction will conclude the evening. 

Live Auction Items

Thanks to generous donors, we have some amazing items for our live auction. You could pamper yourself, enjoy a feast, enjoy the great outdoors and more. Click here to see the full list of live auction items.

Tickets are available for $125

and can be purchased in the following ways:

Email or call Laura Toni-Holsinger at: laura.toniholsinger@uwhr.org or 540-434-6639 ext. 101
Go to the DONATE page, make a donation for the total amount, and include a note under "Additional Comments or Requests", indicating the donation is for a U*Nite ticket purchase.  Be sure to include the name(s) of the guest(s) that will be attending as well as any dietary restrictions.

Our 2018 Bright Stars

Early Childhood Education

Delores Jameson

Executive Director, Harrisonburg Rockingham Child Day Care Center





 Grade Level Reading
Patty Sensabaugh

Founding Executive Director, Second Home





High School Graduation

Kim Hartzler-Weakley

Associate Director, Research and Public Health at IIHHS, JMU





Financial Stability

Michael Wong

Executive Director, Harrisonburg Redevelopment & Housing Authority




Community Health

Debbie Bullis

Program Coordinator, Hand-in-Hand Resource Mothers Program




Charlie Wampler, Jr. Community Builder

Emily Purdy

Former Executive Director, United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County (Posthumous)

*Photo courtesy: Daily News-Record 




Young Community Builder

Alicia Horst

Executive Director, NewBridges Immigrant Resource Center


Presented by


Thank you to our Platinum sponsors




Thank you to our gold sponsors






Thank you to our silver sponsors

DCCU_Color_Logo_Print.jpg         F_M_Bank.png       


         HCPS_logo.jpeg                 lsc_comm.png

               lenpet.png                    GMnewLOGO2016_(002).jpg   


Ronald E. Holsinger Family    

Thank you to our Venue Sponsor