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05/01/2019 - Voices for Virginia’s Children Guest Blog: Every Child Deserves A Thriving Family

Guest Blog: Every Child Deserves A Thriving Family Posted: May 1st, 2019  –  By: Allison Gilbreath   Guest Author: Cassie Cunningham, Children’s Home Society During Foster Care month, and every other month of the year, Children’s Home Society of Virginia focuses on the importance of permanency for children and youth with foster care experience. As an organization, we recognize […]

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03/01/2019 - Richmond Memorial Health Foundation Equity Champion Interview: Nadine Marsh-Carter

As part of their 20th Anniversary Celebration, Richmond Memorial Health Foundation interviewed Honorary co-chair and Children’s Home Society of Virginia CEO Nadine Marsh-Carter for their newsletter. “At RMHF, we recognize that the work of equity takes courage and collaboration. Each month we want to highlight an individual in our community committed to championing equity. To […]

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02/21/2019 - CHS Published Law Review Article in University of Richmond Annual Survey 2019

Curious about the state of our foster care system or what’s happening legislatively involving youth in foster care? A law review article authored by CHS staff was recently published in University of Richmond School of Law’s Annual Survey. In this detailed article, you can find information on the structure of foster care in Virginia, the […]

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02/15/2019 - Week 6 Recap: Some Foster Care Bills Have Passed Both the Senate and the House!

We’ve wrapped up the second to last week of session and have some big news! Some of the bills we support have passed both the House and Senate and are now waiting to be signed into law by the Governor. For the bills that have not yet passed both chambers, there’s still another week for […]

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02/01/2019 - World’s longest mini golf tournament to benefit CHS in 2019

The Mini Golf Guys are taking on Virginia in 2019, and they’re raising money and awareness for Children’s Home Society of Virginia along the way. Make your donation to support CHSVA here today and make a difference in the life of a child in Virginia.  Mini golf has been an American classic for the entire […]

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01/16/2019 - CHS Panel of Expert Participants Quoted in Virginia Mercury Story Announcing Formation of Legislative Foster Care Caucus

LEGISLATORS ANNOUNCE FORMATION OF FOSTER CARE CAUCUS: A bi-partisan group of Virginia lawmakers, including CHS Panel of Experts Co-Chairs Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) and Delegate Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville,) is focused on improving the state’s foster care system, which is struggling to care for some of the state’s most vulnerable children. Last year The Possibilities Project, a partnership between CHS and Better […]

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01/04/2019 - Times Dispatch’s Michael Paul Williams: The gift of laptops creates possibilities for Richmond young people who have aged out of foster care

Richmond Times Dispatch revered columnist Michael Paul Williams wrote a terrific column about a very special gift of computers to Children’s Home Society and The Possibilities Project, after attending a press event at our offices unveiling the generous donation. 25 computers were donated by Pat Hull and his Hull Foundation in December. From the Hull […]

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01/03/2019 - Richmond Times Dispatch’s “The Social Scene” features CHS Staff at “Making Kids Count” Award Reception

Children’s Home Society of Virginia and its staff, was selected by Voices for Virginia’s Children to be the organizational winner of the 2018 Carol S. Fox MAKING KIDS COUNT Award earlier this fall. The awards recognize Virginia individuals and organizations for their exemplary efforts to improve the lives of children in the Commonwealth. In December, the […]

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