Women UNITED, formerly known as Women’s Leadership Council, is an affiliate program of the United Way of Washington County East which focuses on women helping women. Women UNITED is a group of women that have a common passion and a shared cause. The mission of Women UNITED is to work with local agencies to help single mothers with job-enhancing programs and workshops through a scholarship fund opportunity. This scholarship fund and partnership was created in collaboration with Valley Outreach to help support low-income single mothers in need to help empower and support better employment opportunities and a stronger community safety net. In 2017 a first time event, Women of the Vine, incorporating the Women UNITED concept, raised $26,000 and had 260 guests in attendance. In 2016-2017 - 3 scholarships were awarded.