SAWs was in Dahlgren on Saturday
This year’s event raised more than $164,000 to combat hurt, hunger and homelessness in the Fredericksburg area.
Here is what you’ll need to know tonight
There’s an assist in baseball. Some Caroline High School baseball players also assisted a Bowling Green Habitat for Humanity family.
Jackie Oliveira, Kirsten Knox and Kathy Anderson. This is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. 1 in 3 teens impacted. Empowerhouse has a program in schools that is showing great promise. empowerhouseva.org
There’s still time to be part of Saturday’s Coldest Night of the Year Walk for Micah Ministries in downtown Fredericksburg. The money you raise helps Micah and its work with the homeless–and you’ll make a memory.
A nonprofit or its programming can serve any population, simply demonstrate how this grant funding would specifically serve the unique needs of women and girls in the community.
Mac Williams, Director of Build Operations for Habitat, GWRC Executive Director Chip Boyles and Habitat President and CEO Jason Tickle talk about affordable housing. habitatofcaroline.org
The Coldest Night of the Year walk is THIS Saturday night in downtown Fredericksburg. Registration begins at 4 at Riverfront Park. The walk begins by about 5:15.
Ribbon cutting Monday afternoon downtown for the Fredericksburg Free Press. The non-profit, online news operation is headquartered at 401 Princess Anne Street.
The check was the first Dan Maher distributed as part pf a Federation of Virginia Food Banks Healthy Pantry Initiative Grant Pilot program.
You can find information about monthly distributions on the app, FREDFOODVA.
Special Olympics Virginia President David Thomasson and Area 11 coach Abby Farley preview Basketball Championships February 24th and 25th in Henrico.
Over 280 Polar Plungers braved the low temps and the wind at Leesylvania State Park on Saturday to raise $140,000 dollars for Special Olympics Virginia. Photos courtesy Special Olympics Virginia.
Jill Clare and Meghann Cotter with Micah Ecumenical Ministries talks about the Coldest Night of the Year Walk in downtown Fredericksburg on February 24th. cnoy.com/fredericksburg.
Saturday SAWs-Virginia was building a ramp in Bowling Green
Melanie Johnson, Von Young and Maddie Reid talk about Winter Wag-A-Thon and ways you can help day-to-day. There’s a need for recurring monthly donors to help fund the SPCA’s programs for animal vaccinations and spay/neuter.
Alexis Fox and Katie Lafleur talk about the horticulture day program that helps adults with intellectual disabilities.
Joel and Jennifer Griffin talk about their work to build communities that are educated, confident and empowered to save the lives of people suffering from cardiac arrest.
Here is this week’s distribution schedule. You can find information about our monthly distributions on the app, FREDFOODVA.