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Two After Works graduates

A New Beginning at CARITAS AfterWorks

“I’ve only ever saved money in a shoebox before,” said Moe, a CARITAS Works graduate and CARITAS AfterWorks participant. Before he found his way to CARITAS, Moe had been using and selling drugs for years. “I would be dead or locked up by now if it weren’t for these programs,” Moe said. Toward the end of […]

Local congregation standing in front of a moving truck

Local Congregation Creates New Way to Turn a House Into a Home

For the past several months, a local church has taken a very creative approach to collecting furniture and household items for the CARITAS Furniture Bank. Cool Spring Baptist Church has long hosted shelter for CARITAS and participated in furniture builds. In fact, the group recently hosted a table build. CARITAS serves nearly 30 families a […]

Sue Gravino and successful volunteers

CARITAS and Partners Honored by Local Philanthropy Organization

The life changing work at CARITAS is possible because of individuals, companies and organizations who donate their time, talents and resources to support our mission.  We are incredibly grateful and proud to call so many of you our partners. On November 17, Ledbury and the The Bob and Anna Lou Schaberg Fund at VNHC will both […]

Sue Gravino volunteer pic

Volunteer Spotlight: Sue Gravino

“Called to Serve” Sue Gravino is much more than a weekly volunteer at the CARITAS Furniture Bank.   Sue has a master’s degree in speech pathology. She has dedicated her life to helping others in various capacities. Sue has taught many different age groups and subjects and has a passion for both global and local […]

David speaking at The Healing Place

David’s Story: From Self Loathing to Self Start-Up

David likes to work with his hands. He always has. When he was in high school, he dreamed of going to art school. His parents set a good example by working hard and long hours to support his family. But, David’s parents worked so hard that they often weren’t home at night. David was able […]

The Sterling Workplace Awards 2016 brochures

CARITAS is One of the Best Places to Work in Richmond

CARITAS was honored as one of the top 35 small businesses to work for in Richmond at the 2016 Sterling Workplace Awards. We are so proud to make a difference while living out our passion! The Richmond Times-Dispatch, Workplace Dynamics, and Richmond SHRM recognized CARITAS and other local organizations and businesses on May 5 as […]