Community Programs

Done in a Day: assists other community organizations in one-day projects focused on children and families, totaling over 1,400 volunteer hours annually.  Examples of community organizations:

  • Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School
  • Bon Secours Evelyn D. Reinhart Guest House
  • Doorways
  • Family Lifeline
  • FeedMore
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • Peter Paul Development Center/Richmond Promise Neighborhood
  • Richmond Public Schools
  • Joseph’s Villa
  • Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities
  • YMCA of Greater Richmond/Bright Beginnings

Families First – Early Childhood: provides programming and special events that promote the stability and well-being of children and families in Richmond, covering topics such as; parenting, nutrition, self-esteem, health and wellness, life skills, and educational enrichment

Families First – Elementary: provides programming and special events that promote the stability and well-being of children and families in the Richmond Public Schools, covering topics such as; literacy, self-esteem, health and wellness, life skills, and educational enrichment

Good Sports: designed to educate elementary aged children at Peter Paul Development Center on Character Counts! six pillars of character development through learning a variety of sports

Kids in the Kitchen: supported by the Association of Junior Leagues International, assists 7th grade female students at Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School in making healthy lifestyle choices to help reverse the growth of childhood obesity and its associated health issues

Literacy through Art Outreach: guides families across Richmond in creative play by sharing a story and related art project to encourage literacy and inspire artistic development

Professional Exploration Program: encourages Boys and Girls Club members aged 12 – 15 to assess their skills and interests, explore careers, and make sound educational decisions in preparation to join the work force