Safe Harbor Cocktail Party Raises Over $15,000

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Thanks again Richmond – for supporting Safe Harbor through the annual cocktail party. What an awesome response! Safe Harbor’s Annual Cocktail Party raised over $15,000 to support the agency’s work assisting those surviving sexual and domestic violence and promoting healthy relationships and healthy sexuality. Over 100 guests attended the event Friday, November 8, 2013 at […]

Help Real Couples in Richmond in the Race to Parenthood


Many of us have dreamed of becoming parents, but for the 11% of women and 7.2% of men (according to the CDC) who struggle with infertility, the road to parenthood isn’t all that easy.  In addition to taking an emotional toll, the cost of fertility treatments can be staggering. The Race to Parenthood is a […]

Fill a Shoebox for a Needy Child


As we head into the holiday months, many Richmond moms and dads begin to think about gifts for children. But many moms and dads aren’t able to give their children gifts for many different reasons. Since it is a ‘giving season’, this might be the perfect time to give to others and teach our children […]

Thanks and Giving: Heroes in RVA

Walk. To help us live.

Have you considered supporting the St. Jude Give Thanks.Walk right here in Richmond on November 23rd? They make it easy to help – and registration is free! Then fundraise! St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a place close to my heart. I have had the opportunity to visit St. Jude in Memphis, Tennessee in 2001, […]

Seeing the Nutcracker Can Help Support Hanover Safe Place


Ashland MOPS and MOMS Next is combining a Christmas tradition with a wonderful cause. When you purchase discounted tickets to the Concert Ballet of Virginia’s The Nutcracker $2 of your purchase will got to Ashland MOPS and MOMS Next’s fundraiser to provide support for Hanover Safe Place, provide scholarships, and more. According to the MOPS & MOMS […]

A Rare Skeletal Condition and a Segway


Richmond moms are always inspiring us with their creativity, persistence, and ability to overcome overwhelming situations. And now it’s happened again! Young 14-yr-old Brandon (Brad) Farbstein has a rare skeletal condition that has resulted in ongoing orthopedic issues and surgeries. To overcome his mobility challenges, he dreams about one day owning a custom Segway. To […]

Safe Harbor Receives $22,300 Grant from UPS Foundation

Jodi Ottaviano of Safe Harbor Shelter and Kate Hall has always been a strong supporter of Safe Harbor. We are excited to learn of this most recent grant from the UPS Foundation to help provide essential services for those who need it! Safe Harbor received a $22,300 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS. The grant will be used towards […]

3,000 Homeless Children in Richmond Need Your Help


More than 3,000 children have been identified as homeless in Richmond, VA. Some are sleeping in cars, on the streets  - and the more fortunate spend a night in shelters or in rundown motels. Most don’t know if they’ll have a place to sleep each night. HomeAgain is working to make a difference in the […]

Help Shaka Smart Raise $100K in November

Smarts Friends RVA shirts

Shaka Smart Partners with for 30-Day Campaign Benefiting FRIENDS Association for Children T-shirt fundraiser aims to be largest for Richmond start-up to date Seriously? Basketball coach turned fundraiser? Yep and we are super-excited about this 30 day race against time to raise $100,000 for a very worth cause. It’s all thanks to Shaka and […]

Help Needed: Kickstarter Campaign Needs Richmond Moms and Dads

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What if you could drive just 10 minutes from Downtown Richmond and enter a vast 30 acre organic farm and learning center just ready for the picking? That’s exactly what Sean Sheppard has thought about for years, and now his dream is coming true. Sean and his business partners – Tim Adkins, Clark Lovelady and […]