Boaz and Ruth

Boaz and Ruth is empowering the commercial corridor of Highland Park by restoring buildings, operating social enterprises and providing jobs and connecting neighbors and program participants to the wider Richmond community through shared experiences that bridge racial, economic and geographic barriers. 

A10 Engage Contact: Ann Bergen,

 

 CARITAS

Through our four programs- Shelter, Furniture Bank, Works, and The Healing Place - CARITAS provides support, training and material assistance to break the cycle of homelessness and restore stable productive lives.

A10 Engage Contact: Sara Adcock,

 

Church Hill Activities and Tutoring

CHAT is a system of integrated programs that empower aspiring youth to break the cycles of poverty and reach their goals.

A10 Engage Contact: Jessica Ooms

 

Fresh Start For Single Moms

Fresh Start is a faith based 20 week program designed to provide support for single mothers and their children with education, spiritual enrichment, growth, hope for daily living and the future. 

A10 Engage Contact: Christopher Lytle

 

Grace & Peace Community Ministries

Grace and Peace Community Ministries focuses on loving and serving families living on Raven St. in Mosby Court. Programs focus on building life skills, connecting people to other partner organizations, resources and showing Christ’s love through fellowship, mentorship, and service.

A10 Engage Contact: Shannon Ontell

 

Hands Up Ministries (HUM)

Hand Up Ministries is providing affordable housing opportunities for Richmond’s under served, with the vision of strengthening families and communities. Additionally, offering programs that provide dignity, self-worth, and increased community self-sustainability.

A10 Engage Contact: Sara Adcock

 

Northside Outreach Center

Northside Outreach Center is a non-denominational organization working to revitalize the Highland Park community spiritually, relationally, and economically through connecting people to needed resources, mentoring and discipleship, and community outreach. 

A10 Engage Contact: Jennifer Obenshain

 

RCLI

Every year, Richmond Christian Leadership Initiative challenges, connects, and commissions 30 emerging Christian leaders, from across RVA to explore our region’s issues through provocative experiences and talented faculty who bring the issues to life and illustrate what it is to act upon the values of Jesus.

 

United Methodist Family Services

UMFS (United Methodist Family Services) provides a comprehensive network of services to children and families specializing in treatment foster care and adoption, intensive residential treatment and crisis intervention services for adolescents.

A10 Engage Contact: Katherine Leahey

 

World Pediatric Project

World Pediatric Project coordinates surgical and diagnostic care for children in Central America and the Eastern Caribbean by sending out medical mission teams to our partner countries and by bringing children to Richmond for life-saving surgical intervention. We rely on volunteers to assist families with many of the practical and supportive needs they have while undergoing medical treatment.

A10 Engage Contact: Christopher Lytle

 

Virginia Saints

Virginia Saints Prison Ministry is a group of men who spend weekends in the spring and summer going into area prisons to engage inmates in softball, sharing the Gospel and personal testimonies and giving inmates a chance to respond to Christ in faith.

A10 Engage Contact: Joaquin Martinez,