St. John’s Episcopal Church will host a community forum on homelessness in Waynesboro on Monday, June 17 at 7 p.m. Moderated by Fr. Kim Webster, the community is invited to hear updates on “Where we are now” and a discussion of “Where do we go from here?”
The Arts Council of the Valley awarded six Advancing the Arts grants for this 2012-2013 academic year. During March 2013, the creators of Residence and Refuge, a five-week writing and photography workshop made possible by an Advancing the Arts grant, worked closely with the Mercy House after-school program to offer elementary and middle school residents artistic skills with which to tell their stories.
Special Report by Chris Graham firstname.lastname@example.org You hear the word homeless, and immediately what comes to mind is a person who has lost a job, a family without a home, kids suddenly tossed out into the night. That situation is the exception, not the rule, according to local homeless advocates, who by and large [...]
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine on Friday announced the award of more than $14 million in grants to Virginia’s homeless services providers, including more than $340,000 in grants to local providers of services to the homeless. The grants, administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development and funded through a combination of state and [...]