Thanks to Donors

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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Mentoring Provides Long-term Positive Connections for Young Adults Transitioning out of Foster Care

Kristen Turso-Whitlow, The Possibilities Project Case Manager We’ve often heard the term “it takes a village” and think only of raising small children. This same sentiment holds true for supporting young adults as they make the increasingly difficult journey into adulthood. The Possibilities Project is often tasked with helping young adults who have aged out of […]

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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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Giving the Gift of Hope Every Month

By Robert W.H. Mish, III About a year and a half ago, I drove to Richmond to attend Children’s Home Society’s Legacy event at the University of Richmond.  It was a beautiful spring day for a drive from Lexington, and as I traveled east I thought about the kids in foster care who needed a […]

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Gratitude and Responsibility

By Marny Hackley, Development Officer For the almost three years that  I have worked at Children’s Home Society, one of my responsibilities as the database administrator is to make sure our donor information is up to date and everyone is properly acknowledged for their gifts.  I enter all the gifts in the database and see […]

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United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg’s Spotlight on Success: Children’s Home Society of Virginia

Children’s Home Society was graciously chosen to be spotlighted by United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg as part of their Steps for Success campaign. United Way works with 40+ local and regional nonprofit agencies to tackle each of their designated nine Steps to Success. They encourage potential supporters to hear from leaders at these organizations and learn more […]

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You are capable of great compassion in the face of trauma. Today, I am thankful for you.

By Laura Pitts, Foster Care Adoption Program Manager Today, I am thankful for you. For you ordinary and yet superhuman beings who are walking this path of adoption and trauma alongside your child or children. I’m not going to lie. Trauma is a serious challenge for our young people, their families, and the people who care […]

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The Possibilities Project Receives Major Funding From Brookfield Foundation

  Continuing its support of The Possibilities Project (TPP), Brookfield Foundation has awarded CHS a two year, $175,000 grant.  Brookfield’s grant will allow TPP, a collaboration between Children’s Home Society and the Better Housing Coalition, to provide housing and full wrap-around supports to youth who have aged-out of the foster care system. Now entering its […]

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We are grateful for our CHS Legacy Society Members

Children’s Home Society is enjoying a productive year of fundraising and support, thanks in large part to the growth of our Legacy Society membership. Our Legacy Society Members include donors who have made a three year pledge to support CHS at the $1,000 (or higher) per year level. Without support of donors like you, we would […]

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Recognizing our generous sponsors

CHS has been fortunate to have the support of so many corporate and individual SPONSORS at our two recent events, the Third Annual CWGA Invitational Golf Tournament and the CHS 2018 Annual Legacy Event. We could not deliver on our mission without this generous support, so join us in recognizing and THANKING them! CWGA Invitational […]

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Driving support for The Possibilities Project!

Here is a tribute to compassionate people! Thanks to a CHS supporter who became very interested in The Possibilities Project (which provides housing and services to at-risk transitioning foster youth,) a car was donated to the program for a youth who needed transportation. What a timely donation it was! The Possibilities Project youth had just […]

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