Building a Case for Hope

Michele Jones

Michele Jones, co-owner of Pasture Restaurant in Richmond and Charlottesville, knows a thing or two about moving households. Michele moved frequently as a child, and at one point had a fear of growing up in the foster care system. Michele found solace in her suitcase, and always kept it packed with her most treasured belongings. […]

New DSAGR Video is Guaranteed to Make You Smile


The latest video posted on YouTube from the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond is absolutely heartwarming. Take 3:28 of your day and watch this video:   About Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that strives to improve the quality of life for […]

Delivering Hope: Food Drive for Expectant Mothers and Babies


UPDATE: Receive 20% off your full price purchase at Hip to be Round when you bring 2 or more items for the donation box  November 7 – 10, 2013!!   Have an extra pack of size 2 diapers and baby needs a size 3? Or did you get a bulk pack of baby food only […]

Fresh Air Fund Gives NYC Inner-City Children an RVA Experience

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Richmond resident and mom, Nicole Harwood, recently opened her heart and home to Kiana, of Staten Island, through The Fresh Air Fund’s Volunteer Host Family Program. Thanks to dedicated volunteer host families in the Richmond area, like Nicole, 15 NYC children enjoyed a summer outside of the city and all that Richmond has to offer. […]

TACA Receives $1,500 Donation from nTelosCaresRVA: $500 to Two More Nonprofits

Lisa Ann Setchel from TACA was so excited! was so proud to be part of the most recent nTelosCaresRVA non-profit giveaway! The Children’s Heart Foundation (CHF), Safe Harbor, and Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) were the three charities included in our contest this time. We are happy to announce that our voters chose TACA as their number one choice to receive the […]

Get Ready: 4th Annual Jack & Abby 5K Race for the NICU on June 22


Jack & Abby 5k Race for the NICU Saturday, June 22, 2013 Picnic Area at Lake Innsbrook 4222 Cox Rd. Glen Allen, VA 7-8:00 am          Registration and Packet Pick up 8:10 am              Butterfly Release 8:15 am              1/2 Mile Kids Fun Run 8:30 am              5K Run, Walk or Stroller Race 9-10:30 am        Awards, moon […]

Diamond Earrings Valued at $3,895 for Just $25: Buy a Raffle Ticket by May 10

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Here’s something sparkly for Mother’s Day! A pair of $3,895 diamond earrings for just $25! Okay – sure – it’s a raffle ticket for $25. But if you are the lucky winner, you get the diamond earrings for the cost of your ticket. Now that ROCKS! Purchase your raffle ticket online at this link or at Adolf […]

April 2013 Rock Star: Jamia Crockett


Jamia submitted her story for Real Richmond Parents. After reading it, we were touched by all that she has accomplished in the midst of a diagnosis that would stop most of us in our tracks. She has overcome physical and emotional hurdles to advance her education, raise a family, and now reaches out to […]

Wine Down to Benefit the Down Syndrome Assoc of Greater Richmond: 5/1/13

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The May Monthly Wine Down event is scheduled at The Wine Loft on Wednesday May 1, 2013 & will benefit the Down Syndrome Association of Richmond.  Time: 6:30-9:00 pm Location: The Wine Loft in Short Pump Who: Anyone Who Wants to Have Fun & help a great cause! Thanks to’s team for partnering with us each month for these fun events. […]

Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis: December 1

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There are plenty of reasons to get out and run or walk – and when you can kick off the holidays by helping others while jingling bells at one of Richmond’s best shopping malls in the area, it’s even more fun! Now, you can get in the spirit this holiday season at the Arthritis Foundation’s […]