Teens Volunteer to Make Friends at Friendship Circle of Virginia

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There are fantastic therapies and school programs for children with disabilities, but we can’t overlook the power of interacting with peers of all abilities. That’s what Friendship Circle is all about: Building friendships and fun! The Friendship Circle of VA (FCVA) is an international, non-profit organization that focuses on building friendships between individuals with disabilities […]

Dogs on Call Making Earth Day Deliveries

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There is no question that a little quality time with a furry friend can turn a bad day into a good one.  For a sick child in the hospital, a visit from a dog can be just what the doctor ordered to help reduce pain and anxiety. The Dogs On Call program has 48 volunteer therapy […]

Foster Kids Learn Critical Job Skills From Local Businesses


Thank you for this content provided to Richmondmom.com by UMFS.   Remember your first job? Maybe it was babysitting, mowing lawns or lifeguarding at the pool. Maybe it was taking orders at a local fast food restaurant or ringing up purchases a store. Whatever it was, it probably involved some very basic concepts such as […]

Richmond Area Youth Volunteer Opportunities for Summer


Youth volunteer opportunities are a great way for kids to learn, stay active, and become better citizens. Why not take advantage of the summer to engage your child(ren) in youth volunteer opportunities? We’ve compiled a list of options below. Listed below are some of the opportunities in the Richmond area. American Lung Association. 16-year old […]

3rd Annual Garden Party is May 10, 2013


  Event name: American Diabetes Association’s 3rd Annual Garden Party Location: Willow Oaks Country Club, 6228 Forest Hill Avenue, Richmond, VA 23225 Date: Friday, May 10, 2013 Time: 6:30 pm-11:00 pm The American Diabetes Association’s 3rd Annual Garden Party will bring the community together for a fabulous night of fun, supporting our mission to find the cure for diabetes […]

Full Circle Annual Round Up Family Fun Day: April 28, 2013


  Full Circle’s 5th annual family-fun Round Up event is April 28, 2013 Full Circle, Richmond’s Family Grief Center, will host the 5th annual family-fun Round Up event Sunday, April 28 at Innsbrook picnic area at 4222 Cox Road from 2:00pm-6:00pm. Cost is only $5 per child (2 years old and under are free) and $15 […]

ROSMY Announces 2013 Catalyst Award Recipients


ROSMY Announces 2013 Catalyst Award Recipients for Their Work to Support LGBTQ Youth in Central Virginia The Valentine Richmond History Center, Congregation Beth Ahabah and Dorothy Fillmore to be recognized at annual Springtime fundraiser Richmond, Virginia (March 20, 2013) – With spring around the corner, ROSMY is excited to announce the recipients of its 2013 Catalyst […]

Share Your Love to Help Struggling Teens Through VHBG


A holiday wish list for at-risk kids It’s time to lend a hand. Virginia Home for Boys and Girls (VHBG) needs help this holiday season.  The nonprofit organization in Richmond, which is a home for approximately 50 at-risk kids, is collecting gifts and donations to help teenagers struggling with mental illness, abandonment, abuse or neglect. […]

Feed the City November 17: Donate Now

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The 4th Annual RVA Feed the City  is being held the week of Thanksgiving – Sunday November 18, 2012. It’s at Monroe Park from 2-5pm in Richmond. It’s the perfect time to help feed those who don’t have as much as many others. Purpose of the Event The purpose of this event is to provide […]

Turn $50 Into $20,000 for a Local Non-Profit

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Starting at 6:00 am on September 19th and running  through 6:00 pm on September 20th,  hundreds of area nonprofit organizations will participate in the Amazing Raise. Chances are good you will get many emails, tweets or Facebook posts during the Amazing Raise from one of the great local arts and culture organizations….including CultureWorks! CultureWorks encourages […]