COMMUNITY SERVICE BEAT (RICHMOND, VA)
This page contains elements created for a beat assignment for a summer graduate course. The multimedia project covers community service news, events and updates in Richmond, Va. *NOTE: The stories were produced in a short amount of time (less than 8 weeks) under tight deadlines and limited resources.
HandsOn Greater Richmond is non-profit organization based in Richmond, Va. that connects the community and corporate groups with opportunities to get involved in meaningful volunteer opportunities in Richmond and the surrounding areas. HandsOn Greater Richmond, whose staff also engages in community service projects, welcomes volunteers of all ages. Take a look at a Vuvox presentation of how HandsOn Greater Richmond helps others give back to the community.
Louis Jones, of Chesterfield, Va., fights hunger and deals with the tough economy by volunteering at least three days a week at the Refuge Food Pantry at Victory Tabernacle Church of God in Midlothian, Va. Jones picks up food from local grocery stores and delivers the products to the church for distribution to the community each week.
A.S.S.I.S.T. Student Athletes, a Richmond-based non-profit organization held a car wash for donations to raise money toward scholarships for local student athletes. View a slide show presentation to find out more about the day’s events.