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Contacts Info-Line 2012 GWAVA (Greater Williamsburg Area for Volunteer Administration) P.O. Box 1582 Williamsburg, VA 23187 Email Web The purpose of G.W.A.V.A. is to provide administrators of volunteer services with opportunities to further a career in volunteer administration, improve skills, enhance professionalism, and to exchange ideas and information. Additionally G.W.A.V.A. engages in joint recruiting efforts, broadens community awareness of volunteerism and encourages involvement of volunteers in community service organizations, agencies and institutions. The Network for Latino People/La Red para la Gente Latina P.O. Box 280 Norge, VA 23127 Phone 757-566-3300 Fax 757-566-8977 Web The NFLP is a community coalition that develops strategies and plans for supporting and understanding the diverse needs and challenges of the Spanish speaking population living in the Williamsburg area. The Network brings together community groups to address identified issues, as well as educate the community on the diversity in language and cultural experiences that the Latino community offers. La Red Para la Gente Latina desarrolla estrategias y planes para apoyar y entender las diversas necesidades y los desafíos que afronta la comunidad Hispanohablante que vive en el área de Williamsburg. La Red reúne agencias en la comunidad donde tratamos de abordar los problemas o asuntos identificados en la comunidad Hispanohablante, así mismo educar la comunidad en general acerca del lenguaje y la experiencia cultural que la comunidad Latina ofrece. Non Profit Resources Williamsburg Regional Library 515 Scotland Street Williamsburg, VA 23185 And 7770 Croaker Road Norge, VA 23188 Phone 757-259-4042 Web The Williamsburg Regional Library and the Williamsburg Community Health Foundation co-sponsor the Funding Research Center (FRC) intended to assist area nonprofit organizations in their search for funding opportunities as well as to provide “how to” information about developing and administering a fund raising program. The FRC includes print and on-line resources. All print materials are available at the Williamsburg Library (515 Scotland Street). An email list, created to facilitate communication among nonprofit organizations, can be subscribed to by emailing Benjamin Goldberg at Resource Center, Volunteering or to make a contribution, please call the offices at 253-2264 or visit the website at Williamsburg Bird Club P.O. Box 1085 Williamsburg, VA 23187 Web Non-profit local organization organized in 1977 to promote interest in the study of wild birds; protect wild birds and their habitat; and share the joy of birding with others. Please visit the website for a complete calendar of events. Williamsburg Community Foundation P.O. Box 2821 Williamsburg, VA 23187 Phone 757-259-1660 FAX 757-259-1227 Contact Nancy Sullivan Web Connecting people who care with causes that matter . . . forever Williamsburg Community Health Foundation 5308 Discovery Park Blvd., Suite 101 Williamsburg, VA 23188 Phone (757) 345-0912 Web site The Williamsburg Community Health Foundation supports nonprofit health programs in the region that enhance access to quality health services and promote responsible health practices. The programs it funds primarily serve uninsured and underinsured citizens. Since it was created in 1996 as a private nonprofit organization, the foundation has awarded grants totaling more than $47 million. York River State Park 5526 Riverview Road Williamsburg, VA 23188 Phone 757-566-3036 Fax 757-566-4013 Email Web A state park located on the York River in James City County. Prestine woodland, marsh, and water front environment, over 30 miles of trails (hiking, biking, equestrian), playgrounds, picnic shelters, visitors center, ranger programs, fishing pier and boat launch, a new mountain bike trail and the Taskinas Creek Trail (scheduled to re-open Memorial Day Weekend) has been lengthened.. Fresh and salt water fishing. Canoe and kayak rentals from April thru October. United Way of Greater Williamsburg 312 Waller Mill Rd. Williamsburg, VA 23185 Phone 757-253-2264 Email Web United Way of Greater Williamsburg serves the City of Williamsburg, James City County and the Bruton District of York County. In addition to the annual campaign, United Way of Greater Williamsburg operates the Community Resource Center for those seeking information about health and human service programs in the area. For more information about the Page 19

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