AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Nonprofits in the valley received thousands of dollars Thursday night to support their missions.

United Way of Greater Augusta hosted its annual awards banquet at the Frontier Culture Museum on Thursday, June 6.

The companies that support the nonprofits were thanked and nonprofits received checks ranging from $2,000 to $30,000.

Those checks support their mission with a focus on health, education, and financial stability.

"We want to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year, and the great support the community's given us and then we want to show how we're going to use that support, especially the finances they've trusted us with, and we're gonna help the community over the next year and make an impact with the 18 nonprofits that we've given grants to," Jeff Miracle, the president and CEO of United Way of Greater Augusta, said.

United Way also awarded Terri Hagenlocker as volunteer of the year.

Hagenlocker helped more than 100 people file their taxes this year, saving the community over $20,000 in preparation fees.