Category : News

  • Gerald Williams Named 2016 Youth of the Year

    Posted April 25, 2016 By in News With | No Comments

    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 …

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  • NASCAR & sweetFrog Partnership Support Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club

    Posted April 19, 2016 By in News With | No Comments

    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 …

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

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

    Posted March 9, 2016 By in News With | No Comments

    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 …

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  • Salvation Army Petersburg Shelter Participating in 100 Day Challenge

    Posted August 31, 2015 By in News With | No Comments

    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 …

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  • Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club and Councilwoman Newbille Share News of Club Renovation

    Posted July 21, 2015 By in News With | No Comments

    On Tuesday, July 21, The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club welcomed Councilwoman Cynthia Newbille, of the 7th voter district, to meet with nearby residents of the Club and share the news of the renovation project to begin at the Club in the fall of 2015. The proposed renovation will add 7,000 square feet onto …

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  • Club Summer Campers Participate in Clinic Hosted by Richmond Raider

    Club Summer Campers Participate in Clinic Hosted by Richmond Raider

    Posted July 10, 2015 By in News With | No Comments

    Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club summer campers participated in the Optimum Sports Speed and Agility Camp in early July. What made the two-day mini camp additionally unique was that it’s host, Ron Davis of the Richmond Raiders, is a an Advisory Board member with The Salvation Army in Kansas. Campers gained valuable insight and …

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  • Think Pink Talent and Fashion Show 2015

    Think Pink Talent and Fashion Show 2015

    Posted June 6, 2015 By in News With | No Comments

    The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club hosted their annual Think Pink Talent and Fashion Show. Female members of the Club put on a talent show and were inspired by guests of honor Delegate Delores McQuinn and Dr. Delores Whitaker. The Richmond Boys Choir performed. Advisory Council member, Kelli Lemon, hosted the event. The Salvation …

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  • Veteran Lightens Burden for Others

    Posted June 4, 2015 By in News With | No Comments

    Author Joseph Addison said “No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.” When Sergeant Charles Kelley filled his duty over 10 years in U.S. Army support personnel, he ensured soldiers and their families were cared for so that those troops could focus on their mission. So, when …

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  • A Veteran’s Character Shines Bright

    Posted May 28, 2015 By in News With | No Comments

    The partnership between the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the U.S. Armed Forces helps children of military families face the unique challenges of military life. During the 20th anniversary celebration, veterans credited club experiences for their readiness in character while serving in military service roles. As Regina rose to the rank of Sergeant …

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  • A Veteran’s Unconditional Love

    Posted May 21, 2015 By in News With | No Comments

    We look forward to recognizing those who have served, sacrificed and demonstrated the pinnacle of patriotism. As we understand the depth of those experiences, let us aspire to the values our service men and women learn and share with their families and communities upon return: loyalty, duty, respect, honor and unconditional love. Rodney is a …

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