Some call it stories. Others call it a blog. But here you will find nuggets of goodness to use and -- you guessed it -- SHARE!

LAYSi to Host Upcoming Events for Local Children

Written by Alyssa Wilson, University of Lynchburg Bonner Intern

When children are involved in group activities like soccer, basketball and tennis, their physical skills can increase, they help keep children healthy and active and even help their socialization. However, for many families it is expensive and hard to introduce their children to team sports. 

Mentors Make a Difference: Big Brother Big Sisters of Central Virginia

Written by Alyssa Wilson, University of Lynchburg Bonner Intern 

For some children, a stable home with caring guardians is a luxury. However, mentorship programs like Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Central Virginia seek to match children ages 6 - 16 with caring mentors who are a part of the Lynchburg community and beyond.

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank Believes Everyone Should Have Enough to Eat

Written by Alyssa Wilson, University of Lynchburg Bonner Intern 

With the increase in inflation and a tipping economy, more people are going hungry not just across the world, but also in our local communities. 

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is on a mission to make sure that everyone has enough to eat by providing nutritious food, produce and more to local individuals and partner programs. 

Nominate a GIVE GOOD Ambassador Today!

GIVE GOOD in our local community this November! #GivingTuesday is coming up on Tuesday, November 28!

The mission of Giving Tuesday is to spread radical generosity across our local community. Neighbors can GIVE GOOD with a $5 donation, by volunteering, joining a board, or even working for a nonprofit! So let's celebrate everyone who is out there living GIVE GOOD in Central Virginia this season. 

Peer-to-Peer Lunch and Learn at United Way of Central Virginia

Join us on November 15th for our Peer-to-Peer Lunch and Learn hosted by United Way of Central Virginia at 1010 Miller Park Square in Lynchburg. Learn about UWCV's programs and impact in our community, and get an introduction to the United Way's 2023 ALICE report. ALICE stands for "Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed", and it represents the target populations that many of our nonprofits serve.

Lunch will be provided by SHARE Greater Lynchburg and Freedom First.

Share With Us!

We have so much great news to share from our nonprofit partners about their amazing work. But, we'd love to hear from you. Let us know if you have stories you'd like to tell and we'll make you a guest blogger!!