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CASA of Central Virginia is in Need of Volunteers

Written by Anna Dodge, James Madison University Summer 2024 Intern 

The Court Appointed Special Advocates, also known as CASA workers, of Central Virginia are in need of volunteers to help the ever growing need of representing the voices of children in the court setting. CASA recruits, trains, and supports their volunteers who specialize in advocating for the needs of children who have been abused or neglected and are going through the court system. 

Peer-to-Peer Lunch and Learn at the Jones Memorial Library

Join us on Thursday, June 20 from 12-1:30pm for our SHARE Greater Lynchburg Peer-to-Peer Lunch and Learn hosted by Jones Memorial Library. We will enjoy presentations from both Jones Memorial Library and The Pierce Street Gateway and Pierce Street Community Garden and learn about their past collaborations.

New Lynchburg Public Library Downtown Location Grand Opening

Written by Lucy White, 2024 E.C. Glass High School Summer Intern 

A new chapter is beginning at what some have called “the busiest corner in Lynchburg.” The Lynchburg Public Library, with locations on Memorial Avenue, and previously at City Hall, is welcoming a new location at the corner between Twelfth and Church Street, the former Visitor Center.

Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC) Celebrates Local Changemakers

Written by Alyssa Wilson, University of Lynchburg Bonner Intern

The Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities is making strides towards change and inclusivity across the Commonwealth throughout schools, businesses and communities. They don’t only work to make a change, but to celebrate the changemakers of the community as well.

What is the VCIC? 

Volunteers Make World Help's Mission a Reality

written by Alyssa Wilson, University of Lynchburg Bonner Intern 

For 32 years, World Help has been serving countries around the globe from right here in Lynchburg, Virginia, as a humanitarian aid organization sending lifesaving supplies to over 20 nations annually. 


World Help sends over 80 containers a year of lifesaving aid. The main mission of the organization is “to bring help and hope” by meeting physical needs and shipping supplies such as clothing, hygiene items, mattresses, food, medical supplies and more. 


Peer-to-Peer Lunch and Learn at the Lynchburg Humane Society

Join us on Wednesday, March 27 for the SHARE Lunch and Learn hosted by the Lynchburg Humane Society at 1211 Old Graves Mill Rd in Lynchburg. 

Executive Director Jill Mollohan will speak about the history, future, and everyday life saving work of the Lynchburg Humane Society. Don’t miss this one because we guarantee even if you’ve lived in Lynchburg for a long time, you will learn something new about LHS! 

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