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Meet Tommy: Alumnus Turned Donor

Meet Tommy: Alumnus Turned Donor

Every year on Valentine’s Day, Tommy Evans celebrates something special: his sobriety, which started in 2007. That was the day he began the residential recovery program at The Healing Place  Tommy speaks highly of his family and his upbringing. Drinking in high school led to drug experimentation in college, which led to regular heroin and […]

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At-Home Volunteer Ideas with CARITAS

We miss our volunteers! Because of COVID-19, we’ve had to limit our in-person volunteer opportunities. Our urgent mission remains. We need your help to break the cycles of homelessness and addiction in the Richmond area. There are a number of ways you can help our programs thrive from a safe distance! Here are a few […]

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Meet our new Program Manager for The Healing Place for Women

Meet our new Program Manager for The Healing Place for Women: Tara Lloyd. “My personal mission is to help women recover from a hopeless state of mind and body,” Tara says. “Now, my work experience can fully align with my personal mission.” Tara graduated with a communications degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has work […]

Black Lives Matter + CARITAS

Black Lives Matter: A Letter from our President & CEO

Dear CARITAS Family: Many of us have witnessed or participated in the events of the past weeks. We have taken to the streets to protest police brutality against people of color, to proclaim that George Floyd and others who came before him matter — Black Lives indeed Matter — and to demand changes to the […]

Our Response to COVID-19

During this challenging time related to the COVID-19 pandemic, CARITAS is more committed than ever to providing compassion and support to our most vulnerable community members. We want to inform you of the precautions CARITAS is taking amid the pandemic facing our community as well as share updates about our programs and procedures. The safety […]

Meet our Celebrity Servers

CARITAS has been hosting its annual Celebrity Serve event for 17 years! This year, the sold out fundraiser will take place February 27 at Tuckahoe Woman’s Club. The 2020 event theme is “Come Together” and we’re taking the 60’s and 70’s theme to the max. We expect a colorful evening of outfits and our favorite […]