C-VILLE Giving Guide 2022

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‘Tis The Season of

GIVING

Just scan the QR code to donate to one of the featured nonprofits of your choice. They could truly benefit from your tax deductible donation! Have a friend or family that is hard to buy for? Make a donation in their name!

Mark your calendars for Giving Tuesday, November 29th!

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Piedmont CASA Volunteers give kids hope. When kids have hope, they have better outcomes. Give Hope. Support the work of Piedmont CASA Volunteers.

Piedmont CASA is on a mission to champion and help restore children and youth whose lives have been compromised by abuse and neglect.

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ONE DONATION. TWICE THE IMPACT. Double your impact in the fight against invasive species!

Help us protect our native plants and forests for future generations. Donate today and your amount will be doubled by a generous donor up to $20,000!

Thank you for considering a contribution to Blue Ridge PRISM. Your support means the world to us!

https://blueridgeprism.org/donate/ www.blueridgeprism.org

Blue Ridge PRISM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

needs your generosity and support!

We enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

MAKE YOUR GIFT

Scan the QR code to show your support for youth in our community! LEARN MORE AT WWW.BGCLUBCVA.ORG

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Your donations help us keep membership fees affordable for families at only $15-$35 per year.

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BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA


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Join us in serving the Community

volunteer opportunities operational members: Run EMS and special rescue calls; they commit to training for and maintaining professional certifications.

support members:

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Bring personal expertise in outreach, fundraising, PR, and a host of other areas.

Calling all cat lovers!

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Scan the QR code to DONATE or LEARN MORE about CARS. Or visit RESCUE1.ORG

Support us through a direct donation via PayPal!

Cat Action Team is a 501(c)(3) animal welfare non-profit that strives to help cats in central Virginia through trap-neuter-vaccinate-return activities, fostering and adoptions, colony maintenance support, and more.

Here are some ways you can support us... - Become a board member - Volunteer for trapping, fostering, transporting, feeding, tabling, and more (we will train you!) - Join our Fundraising Committee - Plan or participate in events that support CAT and our local community Apply to volunteer and learn more at catactionteam.org or contact us at catactionteamva@gmail.com

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Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn!


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Do you know someone who needs help accessing enough healthy food for their family each month? Send them to

Loaves & Fishes gives a week’s worth of balanced, healthy food to anyone seeking assistance up to two times/month.

❝ Our visitors are

getting more—and more varied—types of produce now.

In 2021, we gave out 2 million pounds of free groceries to 52,548 visitors to the pantry.

50%

49.4% 31.3%

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19.2%

0–18 Years

19–59 Years

households visit the pantry each week

25%

Sources of Food 2021

of food per visitor

Loaves & Fishes.indd 2

41%

* Local grocery stores, including Wegmans, Sam’s, Costco, and Kroger ° BRAFB - Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

Thank you. Together, we make Charlottesville strong.

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Foods offered: fresh fruit, vegetables, eggs, bread and pastries, frozen meats, canned fruits and vegetables, cooking oil, dried foods (such as pasta, oatmeal, raisins), potatoes, and juice.

Grocery Rescue* USDA Food via BRAFB° Donated via BRAFB° Donated via food drives, distributors, farmers Purchased from BRAFB* and dairy vendor

Or send a check to 2050 Lambs Road Charlottesville, VA 22901 (434) 996-7868

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19%

https://cvilleloaves.org

60+ Years

8%

7%

~ 120 lbs.

DONATE

100%

Monica Davis Loaves & Fishes Nutritionist

350–400

How you can help:

Learn about available volunteer opportunities on our website. In addition to the jobs shown, we need Spanish and Dari/Farsi interpreters and people to coordinate diaper or feminine sanitary supplies drives.

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JOIN US THIS ADVENT SEASON AT UNIVERSITY BAPTIST CHURCH Weekly Sunday Worship at 11 AM Christmas Eve Service at 5 PM Christmas Day Service at 11 AM University Baptist Church openly welcomes and includes all people regardless of age, background, disability, ethnicity, gender, race, or sexual orientation. WWW.UNIVERSITYBAPTIST.ORG | @ubc_cville

Schoolhouse Thrift Shop

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1147 Rio Road East Charlottesville, VA 22901 (434) 973-2271 Store Hours: Thursday Friday Saturday

Schoolhouse Thrift Shop Annex 1131 Rio Road East, Suite A Charlottesville, VA 22901 (434) 202-0358 Store Hours: Thursday Friday Saturday

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Mens, Womens, Children's clothing, shoes, jewelry, housewares & more!

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Furniture for every room in your home. Excellent selection of household decor.

Learn More! info@schoolhousethriftshop.com Facebook: schoolhousethrift

info@schoolhousethriftshop.com Facebook: schoolhousethrift


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CHANGING LIVES, ONE WORD AT A TIME. Through the generosity of volunteer tutors and financial supporters, Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle provides free, one-to-one English and Citizenship tutoring for adult learners in our community.

323 adult students learning at Literacy Volunteers, from 44 different countries, speaking 41 first languages. There are

To share the gift of literacy with any individual is to allow them full access to everything our world has to offer. — Richard, volunteer tutor

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www.literacyforall.org | 434-977-3838

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Live Arts Theater | Forging Theater and Community Since 1990 Jannatul Pramanik Photography

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With your support we can write a new narrative for our community

$5 Billion

Regional economic growth since 2010 accompanied by no demonstrable change in poverty rate.

17%

1800

@unitedwaycville www.unitedwaycville.org

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Number of families the Envision initiative will help lift out of poverty by 2027.

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Percentage of families (around 11,000) in our region that can’t afford essentials of life.


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Supporting local kids and families for over 100 years!

Promoting kids’ well-being through counseling, family support, and early learning opportunities.

www.readykidscville.org | 1000 E. High St. Charlottesville, VA 22902 | 434.296.4118

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Inspiring connection, learning, and joy through nature. Donate, Volunteer, Grow with us. Visit piedmontgarden.org to find out how!

Building an urban oasis and discovery center to celebrate the natural world of Central Virginia. Visit us at: 950 Melbourne Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901 Mailing address: P.O. Box 6224, Charlottesville, VA 22906

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Bringing people together...

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...to build and rebuild homes and communities while catalyzing new pathways to safe, decent, affordable housing for all residents of Greater Charlottesville, this #GivingTuesday and always.

cvillehabitat.org

1221 Harris Street Charlottesville, VA cvillehabitatstore.org

RNITURE LDING SUPPLIES ME DÉCOR

Love your Habitat

1221 Harris Street Charlottesville, VA cvillehabitatstore.org

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Open to Shoppers Tuesday through Saturday from 10-5 Drop off Donation hours: Tuesday - Saturday by appointment 10-4. Call to schedule a large donation pick-up.

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FURNITURE BUILDING SUPPLIES HOME DÉCOR


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CBI RAISES THE ROOF - BUT IT’S A HEAVY LIFT Charlottesville's Jewish community is asking for YOUR HELP repairing the roof above our main sanctuary - the oldest synagogue building in the state of Virginia. Congregation Beth Israel has maintained a presence in our city’s historic downtown area since 1882, and is asking for YOUR SUPPORT to preserve Charlottesville’s only synagogue for future generations. www.gofundme.com/f/ubgn5-cbi-raises-the-roof

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PROTECT SHENANDOAH - GIVE TODAY! We envision an inspired and engaged community coming together to ensure a sustainable future for Shenandoah National Park. Support the Park in your backyard today!


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Virginia Conservation Network

OUR COMMON AGENDA ENVIRONMENTAL BRIEFING BOOK The policy agenda of over 150 environmental organizations across the Commonwealth

CLEAN WATER & FLOOD RESILIENCY

faith ∙ thought ∙ life

Theological Horizons supports believers and seekers by providing a welcoming community for engaging faith, thought and life. Scan the QR code below and help us welcome more into our community.

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LAND & WILDLIFE CONSERVATION

LAND USE & TRANSPORTATION

CLIMATE & ENERGY

DOWNLOAD www.vcnva.org/ our-common-agenda

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T H A N K Y O U F O R C O N S I D E R I N G A D O N AT I O N TO SUPPORT OUR FREE PROGRAMS ● Wa l k - I n We l l n e s s S e s s i o n s ● Individual and Group Mental Health Counseling ● Mind/Body and Arts & Connection Groups ● Care for the Caregiver Workshops ● And more

WE PROVIDE VITAL MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES REGARDLESS OF ABILITY TO PAY MAIN OFFICE: 1101 East High Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902 JEFFERSON SCHOOL CITY CENTER: 233 4th Street NW, Suite 255-B www.thewomensinitiative.org (434) 872-0047

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Medicare Open Enrollment October 15–December 7

Odds are you need a new plan.

More than 5 out of 10 people need to change Medicare Part D Prescription Plan or Medicare Advantage plans during Open Enrollment to cover their prescriptions. JABA has FREE, unbiased counseling, so you can choose a plan that will best cover your medications and save you money. Don’t risk it, make an appointment with a volunteer counselor. Jefferson Area Board for Aging

Call (434) 817-5248 or visit jabacares.org/medicare-counseling


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millions of Nigerian children spend hours each day walking To collecT clean waTer...

WE WaNT TO CHaNGE THaT

Just Help is a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt nonprofit

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Learn more and donate at www.justhelpafrica.org

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Access to clean water is credited as the #1 reason for missed attendence at school, especially for Nigerian girls. We are committed to drilling at least one rural water well each year as part of our approach to helping the children of Nigeria regain their childhoods.