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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 […]

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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 […]

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A Leader Among Us: Karen O’Brien Receives Leadership Award

Congratulations to Karen O’Brien, CARITAS’s Chief Operation Officer! She received the Stettinius Nonprofit Leadership Award from The Community Foundation. Karen was recognized as an outstanding professional who provides effective organizational leadership. We’re so proud of her, fortunate to have her guide our ship, and are looking forward to her year of growth during which time […]

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From Rx to Addict

At age 23, Steve fell 30 feet onto a concrete slab while working on a construction site. He broke both of his elbows and he describes his foot as merely hanging on by skin after the fall. He endured nine surgeries to put himself back together after the accident. The weeks following his accident, he […]

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CARITAS Case Manager Honored for Dedication

Senior Case Manager Carolyn Leung has been working with CARITAS for 12 years. On June 3, she was recognized in front of 200 Richmond area homeless services providers at Homeward’s Best Practices Conference to Prevent and End Homelessness with the Randall Hicks Excellence in Homeless Services Award. The Randall Hicks award is given each year […]