SPECIAL THANKS to our Renewing Partner, Hickory Neck Episcopal Church, located in Toano. They will be holding the first High Fiber Festival on Saturday, May 20 to celebrate the fiber animals, farmers, and artisans of our region. To learn more, click here.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH
Youth Resilience Program - The Center for Sexual Assault Survivors is hosting The DO YOU Program is a youth resiliency building program, through the use of creative expression. It is a 10 session program, where participants meet on a set day once a week for 10 weeks. We will be tackling a variety of issues from bullying, sexual harassment, dating violence, etc. Each session will last up to 2 hours and will have a different activity that will help promote healthy/non-violent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills to participants. The program will be held every Friday from 4pm-6pm, and is set to start on Friday, April 21. This group is open to teens ages 13 to 16. To learn more, click here.
Youth Needed to Serve Locally in AmeriCorps -
Alternatives Inc. is looking for youth aged 18 who are interested in making a difference this summer! Youth receive a living allowance and education allowance, and an opportunity to get involved in the community. To learn more and to apply,
FREE Mental Health First Aid Training -
Colonial Behavioral Health is offering separate trainings for those who work with youth and for the general public. Participants will learn how to assist someone experiencing a mental health problem or crisis, including risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help. To learn more and to register, click here.
Volunteers Needed for Community Bingo Nights -
Community Knights is in need of volunteers to help with bingo games that raise money for local nonprofits. Games are held on Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons in Newport News...
May 11 ·
11:30 am-1:30 pm ·Open to Staff & Board* Legacy Hall, Williamsburg · Lunch from Baker's Crust
Join us to learn, enjoy lunch from Baker's Crust, and celebrate this milestone with us! Join Jane Stein, President JPS Consulting, to learn what makes a board successful in the areas of mission, strategic planning, leadership, and resources; and monitoring and improving itself. This workshop is offered at no charge thanks to our Sponsor, Drucker & Falk! To register, click here.
*Organizations that send both a
staff member AND at least one Board member, will be entered into a drawing for multiple nonprofits to win consulting hours with some of our fabulous workshop instructors from the last 99 workshops!
Why We Love Our Partners!
JackPot Bash Fundraiser
Community Knights, Inc. has awarded more than $600,000 in Grant Awards to local nonprofits and schools. The JackPot Bash Fundraiser will be held on April 27 to raise awareness about their program and to fund further outreach to even more nonprofits! To learn more, click here.
We are grateful for the support of Our Partners that help make our programs possible!
Executive Partner Corporate Partner
NetworkPeninsula is a 501c3 organization helping local nonprofits to fulfill their missions & increase their efficiency through continuing education, Board training, information sharing, and expanded outreach and networking opportunities. We provide support to more than 230 nonprofits serving Williamsburg, James City & York counties, Newport News, Hampton, Gloucester-Mathews, Poquoson, and surrounding communities.
Our mission is to raise awareness of the needs on the Peninsula, encourage involvement from community members and strengthen nonprofits by increasing resources and opportunities available to them. We believe a healthy nonprofit sector leads to healthier communities. We hope you will Join Us in supporting the nonprofits and causes that matter most to you.