Winter Warmth Drive Extended Until Friday, February 9, 2018 in Farmville, VA!

Thanks to the generosity of the Farmville community, and of Navona Hart and her staff at Real Living Cornerstone Realty, we're extending the collection for the Winter Warmth Drive!

We'll continue collecting until noon Friday, February 9, 2018.

Still Needed: 
New or gently used coats (especially for kids), hats, gloves, scarves, blankets, sleeping bags

Bring your donations to one of the following collection locations:


Grainger 112, Longwood University, 201 High Street, Farmville VA 23909
or
Real Living Cornerstone Realty, 238 North Main Street, Farmville, VA 23901

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Last Day of Our Winter Warmth Drive! Please Donate!

So cold outside, and folks in our community still need your help. 

Our Winter Warmth Drive ends today! 

Still Needed: 
New or gently used coats (especially for kids), hats, gloves, scarves, blankets, sleeping bags

Bring your donations to one of the following collection locations:

In Farmville:
Grainger 112, Longwood University, 201 High Street, Farmville VA 23909
or
Real Living Cornerstone Realty, 238 North Main Street, Farmville, VA 23901

In Richmond:
Tarrant’s Café, 1 West Broad St., Richmond, VA 23220
or
Tricycle Gardens, 2314 Jefferson Ave, Richmond, VA 23223

Please share widely. Thanks!

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WINTER WARMTH DRIVE CONTINUES! Donations Needed in Central Virginia

They're calling for snow in Central Virginia again this week. The cold's going to last for a while. And your community needs your help. 

We'll be collecting until February 5th!

Still Needed: 

New or gently used coats (especially for kids)

Hats, gloves, scarves, blankets, sleeping bags

From January 22nd to February 5th, bring your donations to one of the following collection locations:

In Farmville:
Grainger 112, Longwood University, 201 High Street, Farmville VA 23909
or
Real Living Cornerstone Realty, 238 North Main Street, Farmville, VA 23901

In Richmond:
Tarrant’s Café, 1 West Broad St., Richmond, VA 23220
or
Tricycle Gardens, 2314 Jefferson Ave, Richmond, VA 23223

Please share widely. Thanks!

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Volunteers & Donations Needed! Madeline's House Domestic Violence Shelter, Central Virginia

Madeline’s House is a non-profit organization, providing comprehensive services for individuals and families experiencing domestic and sexual abuse.

We receive and are dependent upon support from local sources: civic groups, religious groups, businesses, private citizens and grants. Income is also generated through various community fundraising events.

Southside Center for Violence Prevention, Inc. was established in 1999 in response to the cries of persons who experience domestic and sexual violence, and their primary need for immediate help and safety by:

  • Providing temporary housing

  • Empowering clients and residents to become survivors

  • Assisting them in regaining control of their lives through a wide range of appropriate services, and

  • Supporting these individuals in ending their experience of violence and homelessness through client advocacy, counseling, and community support systems.

Public awareness is the key to changing long term attitudes about domestic violence (DV) and sexual assault (SA). Finding a safe haven from this abuse is an immediate and life saving concern. Madeline’s House has been established in response to the cry of DV and SA victim’s immediate need for help and safety.

It is our intent to inspire these women and children to become survivors and assist them in regaining control of their lives. In addition to the wide range of services we provide, our goal is to help them restore their self-esteem. Counseling, therapy, and a supportive family environment within the shelter help to rebuild the independence necessary for reentering the community to live a safe and productive new life.

If You Need Help, Call : 1-888-819-2926

 

Learn More About Madeline's House Here

 

How You Can Help

Volunteer Or Donate

 

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Winter Warmth Drive Begins Today! In Farmville & Richmond! Donations Needed!

We have at least a couple more months of cold weather, and our communities need our help.

Needed: New or gently used coats, hats, gloves, scarves, blankets, sleeping bags

From January 22nd to February 5th, bring your donations to one of the following collection locations:

In Farmville:
Grainger 112, Longwood University, 201 High Street, Farmville VA 23909

or

Real Living Cornerstone Realty,  238 North Main Street, Farmville, VA 23901

In Richmond:

Tarrant’s Café, 1 West Broad St., Richmond, VA 23220

or

Tricycle Gardens, 2314 Jefferson Ave, Richmond, VA 23223

Please share widely. Thanks! 

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Winter Warmth Drive! Donations Needed in Farmville & Prince Edward County!

So cold outside, and we have months before the warm weather returns. And we have brothers & sisters right here where we live who are struggling with this cold weather! Please help!

Feel free to copy and use this text on your own social media. Get the word out!

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Coats, Hats, Gloves, Socks, Blankets, Sleeping Bags!

The Central Virginia Chapter of Writing for Peace, with the generous help of Navona Hart and the staff of Real Living Cornerstone Real Estate, will be collecting warm winter gear for those in need in our community.

We'll be collecting these much needed items from January 22, 2018-February 5, 2018.

Needed:

New or gently used coats

Warm socks

Hats

Gloves

Blankets

Sleeping bags

Drop by or send your donations to one of the following two collection sites:

c/o Mary Carroll-Hackett, Grainger 112, Longwood University, 201 High St, Farmville VA 23909

(Collection boxes will be set up outside my office, so drop off anytime, if you're on campus.)

or

c/o Navona Hart, Real Living Cornerstone, 238 North Main Street,Farmville, VA 23901

All items collected will go to benefit those in need right here in Prince Edward County, to be distributed through the community outreach programs of the Prince Edward County Islamic Center, thanks to Ty Carter and Kalimah Patricia Carter.

Please send any questions to wfpcentralvirginia@gmail.com

Please share and please donate.

 

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EVENT: WINTER WARMTH DRIVE--RICHMOND & FARMVILLE--We need your help!

NEEDED: HATS, SCARVES, COATS, GLOVES, BLANKETS, SLEEPING BAGS

From Project Curator Stuart Nicholson: 

With temperatures reaching as low as 6 degrees in some areas of Central Virginia, businesses are reducing hours or closing, as travelling and faring in the cold is treacherous.

I work food delivery and I can’t count anymore how many people I have seen huddled under piles of blankets at bus stops or under small canopies. With the number of homeless people in the area and even more families unable to heat the homes they have, what kind of message of peace does it send if we just overlook those less-fortunate around us?

True to our principle of Action, Writing For Peace – Central Virginia is hitting the streets and faring the dropping temperatures to announce our Winter Warmth Drive. Throughout January, we will be collecting gently-used coats, hats, gloves, scarves, blankets, sleeping bags, whatever you have to give make the winter a little more bearable for everyone.

Watch here for more details coming soon regarding drop-off locations in RVA and Farmville, and specific dates.

How much you love your life is what every life is worth! – Brian Yorkey, If/Then; 2013

 

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