No goods or services were provided by RCUW in exchange for this contribution. RCUW pays annual dues to United Ways of Tennessee and to United Way Worldwide of less than 1.5%. RCUW strives to maintain low overhead costs-- approximately 15% of total organizational revenue pledged covers fundraising and year-round administrative costs. The Roane County United Way is a not-for-profit organization exempt from income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. RCUW’s mission is to mobilizes the caring power of our community (1) to create long-lasting change that improves people’s lives, and (2) to provide for the basic human needs of those needing assistance. RCUW operates under charitable solicitation permits issued by the State of Tennessee.