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08/25/2017 - Boomer Magazine Features Children’s Home Society in Giving Back

Richmond based Boomer Magazine’s August 16, 2017 issue published a great article about The Possibilities Project. The article, written by Lisa Schaffner, was featured in the Giving Back series which spotlights nonprofits and charities. In this case CHS was proud to have our newest program showcased, which provides housing, counseling, life-skills and other vital supports for young adults […]

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08/16/2017 - CHS is proud and honored to announce our newest corporate partner Connexions Loyalty.

CHS announces a community/corporate partnership with Connexions Loyalty, a leading global provider of loyalty programs. Connexions Loyalty will be partnering with us for events, adoption and fundraising activities and volunteer opportunities. THANKS! Please read their PRESS RELEASE here:   Media Contacts: Torrey Martin tmartin@affiniongroup.com 203-956-8746  Erica Pyznar ericap@cashman-katz.com 860-430-2228 Connexions Loyalty Gives Back to the […]

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06/15/2017 - CHS Publishes May 2017 Newsletter

Please check out our May Newsletter, featuring articles about recent and upcoming events like our Legacy Event and Family Picnic, reports from our various programs, and recognition of our staff and their accomplishments. CLICK HERE to view the May 2017 Newsletter Contents: • THE POSSIBILITIES PROJECT • CHS 2017 ANNUAL LEGACY EVENT • CALENDAR OF […]

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12/03/2016 - Richmond Times Dispatch story on Employee Benefits for Adoption

One great incentive to become an adoptive family is that many businesses offer paid time off and financial assistance or reimbursements. Read about it here as we celebrate CHS in the news again. Thanks to Richmond Times-Dispatchreporter Katie Demeria; great job Nadine Marsh-Carter! Here’s a link to Katie’s article. Or read it here: More companies […]

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11/24/2016 - CBS6: “20-year-old reveals the struggles of aging out of the foster care system”

http://wtvr.com/2016/11/23/20-year-old-reveals-the-struggles-of-aging-out-of-the-foster-care-system/ Great story about The Possibilities Project, featuring interviews of 20yr old Mark Kinnard and CHS CEO Nadine Marsh-Carter. They discuss the challenges of foster kids and aging out of the foster care system at age 18, and the awesome services and success of our new Possibilities Project program to support and mentor this vulnerable population of young […]

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11/15/2016 - CHS Chief Development Officer Bruin Richardson Radio Interview re: Wendy’s Adoption Night Out

On November 9, Bruin Richardson was interviewed on iHeart radio as they covered the Wendy’s Night Out national fundraiser. This nationwide fundraiser was set for November 15 during National Adoption Month, and a portion of proceeds from all Wendy’s nationwide was donated to foster care adoption via the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. Bruin explained the Wendy’s […]

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10/08/2016 - Times Dispatch Notable Gifts Reports: SisterFund grant will support youths aging out of foster care

SisterFund, a giving circle created in partnership with The Community Foundation, has awarded $20,000 to support young women aging out of foster care. The money will go to the Possibilities Project, a collaboration between the Children’s Home Society of Virginia and the Better Housing Coalition. The project offers access to education, safe housing and life coaching for young people who […]

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05/06/2016 - WRIC TV8 STORY & VIDEO: FORGOTTEN FOSTERS – TACKLING A CRISIS IN VIRGINIA

Learn about The Possibilities Project, a new program to provide housing and critical trauma-informed counseling and supports to Virginia youth who have aged out of the foster care system. The Possibilities Project, a collaboration between Children’s Home Society of Virginia and Richmond’s Better Housing Coalition, officially launched in March. In this TV8 story you’ll also […]

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