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Valley MIssion stays on the rise

The Valley Mission is currently experiencing unusually high overnight stays this month.

Columbia Gas of Virginia provides $5,000 grant to Valley Mission

Columbia Gas of Virginia has donated $5,000 to the Valley Mission in support of replacing the aging heating equipment and for their work in providing basic needs for those who are homeless and hungry in the Staunton area.

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Augusta Health Big Squeeze program provides blood pressure screenings, education

The Big Squeeze, a hypertension screening and education program designed to lower blood pressure readings throughout the community, will begin in November and continue throughout 2015.

Staunton nutritionist works for lasting change

I recently sat down with Anne Buzzelli, a Staunton nutritionist operating her own practice named BuzzNutrition. What struck me about Anne, and what caused me to seek her out for a story, is that if there were to be a trophy given out for “Staunton’s #1 Fan,” she would certainly be in the top three contenders!

Socktober Challenge comes to Staunton, Virginia

This Saturday, October 24, 2014 join Staunton’s premier health and wellness experts in the parking lot next to Black Dog Bikes where they will be handing out goodies and collecting donations for Valley Mission shelter.

Memorial garden, park bench dedicated to longtime Staunton resident Ray Houser

Earlier this summer, a memorial garden and park bench were dedicated in Staunton’s Gypsy Hill Park, in memory of Ray Houser.

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Augusta Health Community Benefit Committee awards single year grants

The Community Benefit Committee of the Augusta Health Board of Directors has awarded nine single year grants to community organizations to meet the healthcare needs of the community.


Valley Mission gets $5,070 grant for emergency food, shelter program

Valley Mission was awarded $5,070 to supplement its emergency food and shelter programs in the Greater Augusta region.

Gypsy Hill Place hosting Just Jazzin’ fundraiser for Valley Mission

Valley Mission in Staunton will benefit from a fundraiser at Gypsy Hill Place on Thursday, Nov. 7.

Policies hold back those leading the fight against homelessness

Special Report by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net    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 […]

Clutter Conversions leads decluttering project at Valley Mission

   Staff Report News Tips: freepress2@ntelos.net Kathryn McMillan of Clutter Conversions LLC in Staunton is teaming up with Jim Maust, owner of Venture Builders, and Deb Mitchell, owner of the The Design Group of Harrisonburg, in a project to declutter and organize three areas at The Valley Mission. The work will take place on Friday, […]

Videocast | Busy days at the Valley Mission

The Valley Mission in Staunton is gearing up for busy days ahead with the economic recession taking hold in the Valley. Mission executive director Helen Burke takes us on a tour of the facility and talks about plans to expand the number of beds available after the first of the year. AFP editor Chris Graham […]