Entries by mpochily

Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club Alumni Survey

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club is working on a renovation project that will change how the Club supports and empowers Richmond’s East End residents and youth. As alums of the Club, you’ve had a first-hand experience of how participating in Club activities can change a child’s life. We want to hear your stories […]

Former Shelter Resident Finds Strength and a Clean Heart

Andrew moved from Washington, DC to Richmond in 2003. He left DC after years of dealing drugs and life in the fast lane and came to Richmond with all his belongings, put them in a storage unit and figured he spend the next year on the road as a bus driver. The job didn’t work […]

Gerald Williams Named 2016 Youth of the Year

Gerald Williams is a senior at Franklin Military Academy in Church Hill, a short walk from The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club. Gerald has been a member of the Club for three years and noted that he has learned a lot and gained valuable experience while a member. “I’ve learned a lot about leadership […]

NASCAR & sweetFrog Partnership Support Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club

This Friday, April 22, NASCAR driver David Ragan will make a personal appearance at the Atlee-based sweetFrog location (10040 Sliding Hill Rd, Ashland, VA) to commemorate his partnership with sweetFrog and raise funds for The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club. Richmond residents and all race fans are encouraged to visit sweetFrog from 7-9PM this […]

Salvation Army Case Manager Volunteers with Project W.A.R.M.

On February 27, a Salvation Army Case Manager, Yasmir Hall, volunteered with the team of volunteers from Project W.A.R.M.. A service that provides firewood to households in the Richmond area who heat their houses with wood burning stoves. Hall visited the woodlot in the northside area of Richmond near John Marshall High School. When he […]

Future of Community Meals

Dear Friends, We hope you had wonderful Christmas and are enjoying an equally wonderful 2016 so far. High among our blessings in 2015 was your continued support our community feeding program, Community Meals. Your cooking and service made it possible for us to serve 50,000+ meals over the course of the year and we are […]

2015 Amazing Raise

The Amazing Raise is our region’s 36-hour online giving challenge that inspires and empowers our community to support Central Virginia nonprofit organizations in an amazing way, regardless of where you call home. It gets even better – when you give during The Amazing Raise, you can help your favorite nonprofits win additional incentive prizes ranging […]

Salvation Army Petersburg Shelter Participating in 100 Day Challenge

The Salvation Army Emergency Shelter in Petersburg is participating in the “100 Day Challenge”, a campaign to house homeless veterans, which began August 3, and will conclude on November 10, one day before Veteran’s Day. Prior to the challenge, The Salvation Army Emergency Men’s Shelter (835 Commerce St., Petersburg, VA) was already serving a steady […]