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Registration is Open for CHS VCU Broad Street Mile Team!

Please join us this year for the VCU Broad Street Mile. Children's Home Society of Virginia is putting together a running squad, and we would like you to join our team! You may register for any race in the VCU Broad Street Mile to support CHS...just select "Children's Home Society" as your team.  We are looking forward to seeing you on September 24! CLICK HERE for INFO.

OR you can support the CHS team with a donation. Your donation will help us create forever families for at-risk children, and brighter futures for Richmond's youth. CLICK HERE to DONATE.

Information: Click here .

Register to Run: Click here.

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For more information, please contact CHS Volunteer Coordinator Lauren Weidner at 804.353.0191 x330 or lauren@chsva.org. 

CHS's Summer Book Sale is THIS WEEKEND at the Watermelon Festival
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Plan your Sunday for the CHS Summer Book Sale at the 2016 Carytown Watermelon Festival in Richmond. Stop by our booth in front of W. Hirsch Oriental Rugs on Sunday, August, 14, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to say hello and buy some books.

All proceeds from the book sale will benefit our mission to build strong, permanent families and lifelong connections for Virginia's at-risk children.

We are still collecting your donations of books! You can drop off your books at CHS Richmond or at W. Hirsch Oriental Rugs,  3117 West Cary Street, Richmond VA 23221

If you have questions or ideas, please contact CHS Office Manager Beverly Baker at   beverly@chsva.org or by calling 804-353-0191 x100.

Join the CHS Team!
 

Want to make a difference in the lives of Virginia's at-risk children? Want to support an important program in our community? We're hiring a Post Adoption Social Worker for our Fredericksburg office. 

 

Are you the match we're looking for? Learn more on our website...the job  will stay open until filled.

 

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We are thrilled with all the "likes" and "shares" on our Facebook posts. Thank you! Your activity helps us reach even more people with news and information about CHS and our waiting kids. 

If you haven't yet, please "like" us to stay connected and be part of the conversation--and help us keep spreading the news about CHS and our great work!
 

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Join CHS for a Wild Night at the Richmond Flying Squirrels
Baseball. Fireworks. Light Sabers! Join CHS for a night of baseball and family fun at The Diamond on Saturday, September 3, as the Richmond Flying Squirrels suit up to play Altoona. Gates open at 5 pm and game time is 6:05 pm.

The Force will be with us because its Star Wars Night! And make sure to stay after for Super Blast Fireworks.

CHS has just received a limited number of tickets for families and friends, available first-come, first-served at no charge. Thanks to the Richmond Flying Squirrels for donating the tickets to CHS!  To reserve your tickets, please contact CHS's Beverly Baker at 804.353.0191 x100 or via email at  beverly@chsva.org . Please include your name, email address, and phone number, as well as how many tickets you need. You can make plans with Beverly about picking up your tickets.  The tickets are general admission, and we will let you know where to find the CHS group so we can all try to sit together, like one big CHS family!

WAITING CHILD SPOTLIGHT: Anthony

Meet  17-year-old Anthony, a quiet young man who likes to play basketball at any time of the day. Anthony loves to talk about music and art with others. He also has a love of new shoes and is always modeling a new pair! Anthony also likes to play X-box--and sports in the neighborhood. Anthony is a respectful young man, and needs an adoptive family who will help him find himself, and will give him the time and attention he needs to grow!

You can read more about Anthony and watch his video on our website .
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Watch a video about Anthony on our YouTube page: chsvavideos .

If you're interested in learning more about Anthony, please contact CHS's Wendy's Wonderful Kids recruiter Krista Watson at 804.353.0191 x240 or via email to krista@chsva.org .
 
We would also love your help finding Anthony the permanent family every child deserves. We posted his video on our Facebook  page, where you can share it in your network.