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October 26, 2021
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We are honored to be selected as the 2021 Retail Alliance Retailer of the Year Award in the Non-Profit Category!! We appreciate everyone's support of the work we do to help build the capacity of the valuable nonprofits in our community!

ALL Board Members are invited to join us for these TRAINING & NETWORKING opportunities to help you move your organizations forward!
Best Practices in Board Size
& Committee Structure 

with Amy Nisenson

Thursday, November 4 
12:00 - 1:00 pm - online

This workshop will cover different governance models, best practices around board size, and committee structures that your nonprofit should consider adopting as we move into post-COVID times.

Member discounts are available!

To learn more and to
register, click here.
Board Connections

Featured Topic:
Board Member Recruitment*

Thursday, November 18
12:00 - 1:00 pm · via Zoom

Open to all Board Members to share challenges, ask questions, gain new perspectives, and meet fellow board members!

* Note: This is just one topic for discussion. Sessions are open to anything attendees want to discuss related to Board Service.

To RSVP, click here.

URGENT NEED - Winter Coats, Sweaters, Scarves, Hats – Hampton Roads Refugee Relief - Drop off Oct 27 or Nov 3

Food Pantry Items - THRIVE Peninsula

Garden Items – Grove Community Garden

Community Clean Up – October 30 – Positive Energy, Inc.

Multiple Opportunities - The Arc of Greater Williamsburg

ReStore Volunteers in Newport News and Williamsburg Locations – Habitat for Humanity

Food Pantry – THRIVE Peninsula
Community Connections

Heating Assistance - Energy assistance is available for eligible Virginia residents.  General enrollment for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) continues through Friday, November 12. Applications can be submitted online here or at local departments of social services.  

The Girl Scouts are seeking community partners and businesses on the Peninsula to provide indoor meeting space for girls. If you know of available space, please send an email with contact info. Troop meetings can occur afterschool, early evening, or on the weekend.
Open to ALL staff, Board
members, and volunteers!

To learn more, click here.
Training Funds to attend classes at the NMI are now also available to graduates of LEAD Williamsburg, as well as to staff of area congregations!
November 19 - Change Management: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

December 3 - QuickBooks for Nonprofits

available for qualifying nonprofits.
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